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Rava Cake Recipe By Chef Zakir

Rava Cake (Semolina Cake):

Dive into a world of crumbly delights with this Rava Cake recipe by Chef Zakir! Imagine a golden buttery cake, where each bite bursts with a unique texture. Rava (Semolina flour) gives it a delightful crumb, while the fluffy texture melts in your mouth.

No matter your flavor fancy, this Rava cake recipe by Chef Zakir is sure to become a new favorite. So gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to bake up a taste of sunshine!

How To Make The Rava Cake (Semolina Cake)

To Make the Perfect Rava cake, follow these step by step instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the semolina flour baking powder, and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Don’t overmix!
  • Fold in the chopped nuts and zest (if using).
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Topping & Serving: Unmold from the pan and top with prepared syrup.

This versatile cake adapts to any craving. Drizzle it with honey for a simple elegance, or embrace the tropics with a pineapple and coconut topping. Craving chocolate? Fold in chocolate chips for a gooey surprise in every bite.

Check it out Rava Cake Recipe By Chef Zakir and printable version here!!

Rava Cake Recipe By Chef Zakir
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

This Rava Cake Recipe By Chef Zakir is sure to become a new favorite. So gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to bake up a taste of sunshine!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: baking, butter cake, cake, Masala TV Recipes, Semolina
Servings: 6
Chef: Zakir Qureshi
  • 300 gm Semolina
  • 150 gm Butter
  • 250 gm Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • few drops of Vanilla essence
  • 4 Eggs
  • 50 gm Almond peeled
For Syrup:
  • 125 gm Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ tsp Lemon skin
  • 1 tbsp Kewra
Cooking Method
To Make the Syrup:
  1. In a pan combine 125 gm sugar, 1 cup water, lemon zest, and 1 tbsp kewra. Cook till sugar is dissolved. Now keep it aside.
To Prepare the Cake Batter:
  1. In a bowl, Mix butter and sugar.
  2. Now add eggs one by one in the batter.
  3. Add a few drops of vanilla essence, semolina, and baking powder.
  4. Beat till it is well combined.
  5. Grease and line a cake tin, and spread sliced almonds on the base.
  6. Pour cake batter on top.
  7. Now bake in the preheated oven for 35 – 40 minutes.
  8. Then remove from oven, and let it cool completely.
  9. Unmold and top with prepared syrup.
  10. Delicious Rava Cake is ready to Serve.
Serving Suggestions

Serve with Kashmiri Chai.

Useful Tips to Make Rava Cake:

  • For a moister cake, you can soak the semolina flour in milk for 30 minutes before adding it to the batter.
  • You can also add other flavors to your cake, such as raisins, dried fruits, spices like cardamom or cinnamon, or a drizzle of honey or syrup.
  • If you don’t have a loaf pan, you can bake the cake in cupcakes or muffins, adjusting the baking time accordingly.

Other Variations To Make Rava Cake:

This is just a basic recipe, so feel free to get creative and experiment with different flavors and ingredients! Enjoy your delicious homemade rava cake or semolina cake!

Here are some additional ideas for variations:

  1. Chocolate Chip Semolina Cake: Add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the batter.
  2. Lemon Poppyseed Semolina Cake: Add 1/4 cup of poppy seeds and the zest of one lemon to the batter.
  3. Orange Almond Semolina Cake: Add the zest of one orange and 1/4 cup of chopped almonds to the batter.
    No matter how you choose to make it, rava cake is a delightful treat that’s sure to please everyone at the table.

Hope you enjoy this recipe!

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2. Butter Cake Recipe by Zarnak Sidhwa

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3. Kentucky Butter Cake Recipe By Shireen Anwar

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