Eggless Whole Wheat Mango and almond spiced cake with Whipped cream

By Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The last week of Bake-a-thon, it is going to rain cakes here. The first cake is a luscious mango cake, spiced with cardamom,cloves and ginger. With some almonds for a crunch and beautifully topped with soft and fluffy whipped cream. My Mango muffins were such a hit with kids, i wanted to bake a cake for them. I used the same recipe, but added milk and some warm spices and crunchy almonds to the recipe.
The almonds added a nice toasty crunch to the cake and the spices made it more festive and warm. I baked 2 cakes, one cake went divided for my 2 friends, who enjoyed this cake warm for their breakfast next day. I frosted the other cake with simple cream which both my kids enjoyed!
I have made this cake with store-bought mango puree, will definitely try this when i get fresh mangoes next year. If i have to list my best 10 bakes this year, this cake would definitely amongst them. 

1.5 cups Whole wheat flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 baking soda
1/2 cup milk
1 cup mango puree
1/2 cup oil
1/4 cup almond flakes
1 tsp cinnamon
4-5 nos cloves, pounded
6-7 nos cardamom, only seeds, pounded
1/2 tsp dry ginger powder
For the frosting 
125ml Whipping cream
3 tbsp cream cheese
1/4 cup icing sugar

Take together cream cheese, whipping cream in a bowl, using an electric beater, whip until you see soft peaks, add icing sugar to this and whip until you see stiff peaks. Refrigerate until use.
  • Preheat the oven to 170C. Prepare the baking pan, grease and line it with parchment paper. I used 2 5 inch pans for this. 
  • In a large bowl, take together flour, baking powder, baking soda together. Using a baloon whisk, whisk it all together. You can also use a sifter and sift them into a large bowl.
  • To this flour mix add almonds, cinnamon powder, ginger powder, pounded cardamom, pounded cloves. Whisk this well.
  • In another bowl, take mango puree, add sugar, oil and milk to it. Use an electric beater or whisk,whisk the contents together into a uniform liquid.
  • To this liquid add the dry ingredients in 3 batches. Use a spatuala to mix the flour into the liquid in single direction. Do not mix vigorously. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan, bake the cake in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Remove the cake from the oven, let it sit in the pan for 5 minutes. Then slowly remove the cake onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  • If serving without any icing, serve it warm. If planning to frost the cakes. let it cool completely. Cling wrap and refrigerate until you are planning to frost it. I baked 2 5 inch cakes, but 1 cake got over even before i could frost and click them. 

  • I simply dumped the whipped cream frosting on top of the cake, tried to level it and cover the entire cake. Sprinkled some toasted almonds and served.

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  1. Would love to see your cakes - and this one looks fabulous with mango purée . The cake looks nice and moist and the texture is awesome .

  2. Just look at the texture of the cake! Truly amazing... and I love the cloud like frosting on top, so cute...

  3. Omg, absolutely stunning cake, look at the crumb, totally am in love with this cake. And the cream frosting looks absolutely gorgeous.

  4. I am so in love with the texture of the cake Priya. It looks fabulous. With the spices and mango, this is one flavourful cake.

  5. The moment I saw the word mango, I bookmarked it. The cake looks moist and very delicious.

  6. That cake filled with mango flavor and topped with whipped cream sounds decadent.

  7. The cake looks very good and the moment I read mango I was sold :)

  8. Amazing cake and love the texture and the crumb.Topping with the whipped cream is simple and elegant.

  9. What an elegant bake!! Love the topping with cream and crunchy almonds.. beautiful mango cake looks well baked with a nice crumb!!

  10. The cake looks stunning and what a lovely texture to the cake Priya..will surely make this when the mangoes are in season for us.

  11. Pic looks so drooling yum!! Mango and spices are giving a warmth to this cake.

  12. Mango and spice sure make this a perfect festive cake. Lovely texture.

  13. Wow mango and spice a completely different combination. Love the beautiful icing on the top too.

  14. You cannot go wrong with mango and warm spices - heavenly combination. Cake looks so soft and fluffy. Good one Priya.

  15. you are bringing us many many flavours, Priya ! Mango cake with that topping is so flavourful.. well done !

  16. The texture of the cake is fabulous and the color is beautiful with the mango puree in it.

  17. Almond and mango must be really yummy!!

  18. Now I need to wait for summer to baKE THIS. LOOKS VERY DELICIOUS

  19. I have some mango puree in my fridge right now - this might be on the agenda this week and I love the way the whipped cream is just dumped on - looks so rustic!

  20. Undoubtedly this cake must be one of your best cake, I can say that from the texture of the cake. Love that cloud type of frosting on the top

  21. This is so beautifully baked Priya. Now mangoes are in season and I am tempted to bake these.


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