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Christmas Cake क्रिसमस केक नए तरीके से famous Allahabadi Christmas

Kabhi Pethe se cake banaya hai? Jaggery? That too a Christmas cake.. Unique right? Here's a special cake from Allahabad.

50-60 minutes
Christmas Cake क्रिसमस केक नए तरीके से famous Allahabadi Christmas Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Melting Jaggery

1 cup Ghee, घी

1 cup Jaggery powder, गुड़ पाउडर


For Batter

2 cups Refined flour, मैदा

½ tsp Baking powder (optional) बेकिंग पाउडर

¼ tsp Ginger powder, सौंठ पाउडर

A big pinch of clove powder, लौंग पाउडर

A big pinch of cinnamon powder, दालचीनी पाउडर

A big pinch of nutmeg powder, जायफल पाउडर

A pinch of black peppercorns, crushed, कुटी हुई काली मिर्च

½ tsp  Vanilla essence, वनीला एसेंस

A pinch of salt, नमक

Melted Ghee & Jaggery powder,  पिघला हुआ घी और गुड़ का मिश्रान

4 Eggs, अंडा

¼ cup Candied Ash gourd & Peta, slice, पेठा

1 ½ tsp Marmalade or murabba, मुरब्बा

½ tsp Vanilla essence, वनीला एसेंस


For Sugar Syrup

¼ cup Sugar, चीनी

⅓ cup Water, पानी
2 tbsp Rum, रम


For Icing

⅓ cup Icing sugar, आइसिंग शुगर

½ tsp Lemon juice, नींबू का रस

Warm water, पानी


For Garnish

1 tbsp Desiccated coconut, नारीयल का बुराता

5-6 no. Candied cherry, कैंडीड चेरी

2 no. Candied Ash gourd & Pets, cut into half, पेठा



For Melting Jaggery

  • In a shallow pan, add ghee, once it is melted, add jaggery powder and mix well.
  • Keep aside for further use.

For Batter

  • In a large bowl, add refined flour, ginger powder, clove powder, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, crushed black peppercorns and mix well.
  • Add a pinch of salt, melted ghee & jaggery powder and mix everything well.
  • Add eggs and make a smooth batter. Add marmalad, vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Grease and line the cake tin with parchment paper.
  • Pour half the batter in the cake tin and layer it with a few peta, pour the other batch of the batter in the tin, layer it with remaining peta and put it in the oven. Bake it at 170°c for 40-45 minutes.
  • Check the cake by pricking the toothpick in the center, if it comes out clear take the cake tin out of the oven.

For Sugar Syrup

  • In a sauce pot, add sugar, water and let it melt on medium flame.
  • Once the sugar is melted, add rum and mix well.
  • Keep aside for further use.


For Icing

  • In a bowl, add icing sugar, lemon juice, warm water and mix it well.
  • Make a semi thick icing and coat the cake.


For Garnish

  • Once the cake is cool, demould the cake on a serving dish.
  • Pour the prepared sugar syrup and let it soak.
  • Spread the icing evenly on the christmas cake, dust some desiccated coconut and top it up with candied cherries.
  • Serve.

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