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Carob Honey Cake

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Ingredients
  Carob powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Safflower oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 8 , separated
  Vanilla essence 3 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees C.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, take carob powder and boiling water. Stir it till all lumps are dissolved.
3. In another bowl, mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
4. In an electric mixer, churn honey and oil on medium speed.
5. Add egg yolks one by one.
6. Then add carob powder mixture and vanilla.
7. Add the remaining dry ingredients and beat the batter well until it is of a smooth texture.
8. In a bowl, beat egg vigorously whites.
9. Add the batter and beat gently using a wire whisk.
10. In an ungreased 10-inch tube pan, pour the batter. Bake it for 1 hour.
11. Remove pan from oven and let it cool on a wire rack for 5-10 minutes. Remove cake from pan by running a knife around the edges to loosen it.

SERVING
12. Serve Carob Cake after dusting it with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Carob
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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