Spiced Lemon Honey Basil Cake

August 10, 2017
4.30 from 3 votes
Spiced Lemon Honey Basil Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Cook healthy with Honey Recipe Contest : Rainy days calls for a spicy snack with a hot cup of coffee / Tea. Why not try a warm spiced cake for a change? Spiced Lemon Honey Basil Cake is an Eggless Cake which will definitely satisfy your taste-buds on a cool rainy day. Simple drizzle with honey or relish it as it is!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Recipe Cuisine Type Bakery
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 5
Served As Desserts, Snacks


  • ¾ cup + 2 tbsps whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup + 1 tsp caster sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • ¼ tsp grated lemon rind
  • ½ tsp dry ginger powder
  • ½ tsp dry basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp concentrated lemon juice taken from 1 big lemon
  • ¼ cup water


  • Sieve flour, ginger powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt together for at least 2 – 3 times.
  • Mix basil and lemon rind.
  • Grease a baking tray and preheat the oven @180
  • Combine 1 tbsp lemon juice with ¼ cup water and filter this lemon juice. Set aside.
  • Take milk in a bowl and dissolve sugar. Add honey and oil. Mix well.
  • Pour this wet mixture to the dry mixture. Mix until no lumps are seen and add the diluted lemon juice.
  • Mix gently. You will see it quite frothing. Don’t overmix the cake batter.
  • Pour the cake batter into the greased tin and bake @180c for 30 - 35 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool completely and serve with honey drizzled on it or as it is.
    Spiced Lemon Honey Basil Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers


Once the lemon juice is added, do not mix the cake batter for a long time.

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Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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