Eggless Honey Cake Baking Indian Homemade recipe by Veena Theagarajan.

I have bookmarked this recipe for years! yes for years! however my sons are not big fans of
Jam. I do eat jam but not crazy about it also was scared of eating the whole cake by myself I kept postponing baking this. During Christmas in my school days we used to buy plum cake. After blogging I saw this in few blogs and stories around it esp since it is famous during Christmas season. Last year I went to India for holiday during Dec (X Mas) and found this cake in every bakery I stepped in!. Last week I wanted to bake some cake for my friend. I was browsing thro' my list and saw this one. So I finally made it. I have followed my basic sponge cake recipe with condensed milk with slight modification. Happy Christmas to everyone! 


All Purpose flour / Maida - 1.25 cup
Condensed Milk - 1 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup (Room temperature)
Baking Powder - 1 teaspoon
Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon
Oil - 1/2 cup
Vanilla essence - 1 teaspoon

For Honey Syrup

Honey - 1/4 cup
Water - 1/4 cup
Sugar - 2 tablespoon

For Jam Layer

Jam (Strawberry / Mixed) - 1/4 cup
Sugar - 1 teaspoon
Desiccated coconut - As needed


Sift Flour, baking powder, baking soda together. In another bowl take Milk, Condensed milk, Oil, Vanilla essence, Lemon juice. Whip well. Add dry ingredients
Mix well. Pour it to greased baking tray. Preheat oven at 160 degree. Bake it for 40 mins or till inserted toothpick comes out clean
While cake is getting baked let's make Honey syrup. Heat water and sugar together. heat till sugar dissolves. Switch it off
When the sugar water is lukewarm add honey mix well. Keep it aside
Heat Jam, Sugar together till Jam melts. Don't over heat it 
Once cake is done let it cool down. Once cool down make small holes. Pour honey syrup so that honey syrup can be absorbed. 

Spread Jam on top and sprinkle desiccated coconut.

Slice and serve!