Thursday, December 13, 2012

Honeydew melon cake

Even with so many things to do, sometimes life does get boring. Maybe I'm bored with the day to day routine - rushing through the traffic jam going and returning from work. Then managing the home affairs and blogging as well. Instead of whining, I decided to bake. Seldom the case and quite challenging for me. Also instead of the usual types of cakes, I baked this cake with honeydew melon. Just like that for theres's no valid answers what's with the invention. As you can see, the cake was a success - fruity and nutmeg scented.

400g honey dew melon - remove skin and seeds and chopped
75g butter - melted
2 eggs
75g sugar
125 all purpose flour
1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
Combine and stir butter, milk and vanilla together.
Keep aside.
Sift flour, baking powder and nutmeg.
Put aside. 
Cream eggs and sugar till light and fluffy.
Stir in butter milk mixture bit by bit. 
Gently fold in sifted flour and chopped melon
Bake at 175C for 1 hour until the top is nice and brown and cake is set.
For a glossy finish, dust some icing sugar on top.
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  1. With cakes like this, I definitely think you should bake more often!

  2. pretty productive use of boredom! :)

  3. I haven't anything cooking with honeydrew melon. This is wonderful idea I love it.

  4. This is such a unique recipe. I have never heard of using honey dew melon in cakes. I would love to try this cake in summer.
    See how wonderful ideas pop in brain when you are bored.

  5. Something refreshing! I love honeydew and I think this is certainly going to be a hit with my tummy.

  6. Looks very nice moist cake!!
    I'm sure it tastes great!!!

  7. Never had it before but seriously, you have take honeydew to another level! looks super yummy

  8. I love to eat honeydew melon,but never thought of a cake with that fruit.This sounds delicious!!

  9. Wow, that's one awesome inviting colour of the cake :)


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