Sesame Honey Cake

4 from 1 vote

The pure desi flavors of Saffron, honey , Elaichi and Sesame seeds in a cake take it to another level altogether. Since I love my desi mithai flavors in cakes and cupcakes, this one really blew me away and is my absolute favorite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsDinner, Snacks
Servings 6


  • Maida 1 cup
  • Sugar 7 tablespoon
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Butter at room temperature 2 tablespoon
  • Curd 4 tablespoon
  • Milk 10 tablespoon
  • Baking Powder 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cornflour 1 tablespoon
  • Elaichi powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Saffron a few strands
  • Almond flakes 2 tablespoon
  • White sesame seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Mixture of 2 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt a pinch


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees for 10 minutes on bake mode.
  • Grease a cake tin of 6 or 7 inches.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon milk to lukewarm and add in the saffron.
  • Mix up the curd, saffron-milk, butter, oil, sugar, remaining milk .
  • Take the maida, cornflour, elaichi powder, salt, baking powder, baking soda in a plate.
  • Sieve these dry mix into the wet ingredients.
  • Bring together the dry and wet ingredients.
  • Adjust consistency like idli batter by adding in some milk or water.
  • Pour the cake batter in the greased cake tin.
  • Sprinkle the almond flakes and sesame all-over.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes till done.
  • Remove from oven and de mould after 10 minutes.
  • Cool on wire-rack. Apply the honey and butter mixture all over the top.
  • The cake ,though eggless will be very soft and spongy
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