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Thandai cake is a delicious dessert that combines the flavors of traditional Indian thandai with a moist and fluffy cake..

Its a popular indian dessert served at the time of Holi...


8 Servings
  • 250g
  • 250g
    yogurt (Curd)
  • 200g
    castor Sugar
  • 3g
    Baking soda
  • 5 2/3g
    Baking powder
  • 125g
    Cooking oil
  • 7g
    thandai essence
  • 3tbsp
    thandai powder


  1. Sieve maida and keep aside.

  2. Cream sugar and curd until sugar completely dissolves.

  3. Add baking powder, baking soda to the creamed mixture and mix well.

  4. Leave aside for 5 mins and you can see the bubbles appearing.

  5. Now add thandai essence, cooking oil and mix well.

  6. Next slowly add maida in portions at a time and blend with wet ingredients.

  7. Add thandai powder. Beat well with a beater/whisk until creamy and thick.

  8. Preheat oven to 180 C.

  9. Meanwhile grease a butter paper, lay it in the cake tin or loaf pan and pour the batter to the tin and keep it ready.

  10. Bake in preheated oven at 200 for 10 minutes…then reduce temperature to 180 & bake it for 30-35 or till a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

  11. Allow the cake to cool down completely, and then invert and remove the butter paper and thandai cake is ready!

Avneet Anand
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Avneet Anand


Hi all, I’m Avneet Anand! My unending love for all things edible has taken me on a beautiful culinary journey. Exploring, experimenting and creating ... Read More