Sunday, January 12, 2014

Milo Cake With Milo Glaze (Eggless)


Cake time ladies and gentlemen. Looked like I was in the mood? I was in fact. Most probably because my cake making utensils were lying around instead of me putting them back in the cupboard. Great valid reason I told myself before moving on to thinking and deciding which kinda of cake it should be this time (Traditional Butter Cake & Eggless Orange Cheesecake). Thanks to instructables for the recipe which caught my attention the moment I started searching online. Thank you once again, but me being someone who don't fancy a totality in replicating a recipe, I made the change. The change to using Milo instead of cocoa and despite doing so, cake turned out as a fantasy coming true. Recipe definitely can't be disputed compared to those other cake recipes I have taken from the virtual and which turned out witches from hell. This one must be utterly praised. Soft melting moment and beautiful to look at and once I did the glazing with Milo too, and after some of the store bought pink sugar flowers going atop, oh-my, what a beauty to the eyes and fantastically fabulous in the mouth. 
  
Ingredients
For cake
1 1/4 cup all rising flour
1/2 cup icing sugar
1/3 cup Milo
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup warm water
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/3 cup vegetable oil (no smell)
1 tsp apple cider vinegar

For Milo glaze
1 tbsp sugar (any type)
4 tbsp butter/margarine
2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp Milo
2 tsp vanilla extract/essence  
Method
For the cake
Sift flour, sugar, milo, salt and soda.
Keep aside.
Stir together warm water, vegetable oil, essence and vinegar
Fold in sifted flour mixture.
Turn out mixture onto baking pan lined with non-stick baking paper.
Bake at preheated oven (10 mins) for about 1 hour or till cake is baked.

For the glaze.
Add all ingredients into a pan.
Stir till melted and mixture comes together.
Pour over the cake as soon as it's baked.
Decorate as you like once cake is cool down.












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23 comments:

  1. Yummy and that's my most fav drink.super glaze

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  2. Nava, this looks great, i know they taste great too.

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  3. You are tempting me with this one :P Love the glaze and being an choco-aholic couldn't resist the mere vision :)

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  4. Hehe congrats on your new baking skills..
    So new 2014 year is baking year for u....
    Milo cake looks good.. Never try b4....

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  5. Wow!! I am so happy that you have started baking more & more :) Hugs..
    Loved the cake and the clicks...

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  6. cake with milo sounds interesting.luks awesome :)

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  7. Oh milo is that chocolate drink? V don't get that here, may be I can make it with bournvita. Love the glaze.

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  8. Very yummy looking cake.. My little is sure to love this one as she loves milo :)

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  9. Happy New year to you Nava. Milo cake and the glaze ....yum

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  10. Wow, just awesome. Wish I could bake like you.

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  11. Tempting cake.. beautifully decorated eggless cake..

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  12. looks so tempting . I go back to childhood memories when i hear Milo .
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  13. u know wat :D I saw this in fb yesterday! and i was imagening feasting myself with these goodies virtually hehe I was busy soleft then but came back to ur page here to view more and feast more :D

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  14. Love to have that right now .Loved the decorations on it ...Very nice nava...

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  15. Thanks for the lovely recipe. Can i omit the apple cider vinegar?

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  16. Very lovely & a perfect glaze.................
    Shobha
    www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

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  17. Thanks so much everyone for the wonderful comments.
    Kathy - I took the recipe from the site I've linked. So am not sure about ACD being omitted. That said, why not.

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  18. Wow! Keep it up...your cakes are making a statement! I actually like Milo in cakes so this one is for me. Love the pretty flowers on top too. Can't wait to see more bakes coming out of your kitchen!

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  19. Hi Nava, wow.. this look irresistible. Well done, it look extremely good. I love the awesome glaze.

    Have a nice day.

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  20. What an amazing looking milo flavored cake, YUMMY!

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  21. Such a pretty looking cake so MOIST and so delicious

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