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M - Mawa Cake

A delicious Parsi cake flavored with cardamon , served in Irani Bakery's.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 150 gms all purpose flour
  • 75 gms butter
  • 150 gms sugar powdered
  • 100 gms mawa (khoya) ricotta is a good substitue
  • 100 ml milk
  • 4 tbsp cream
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cardamon powder


  • Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda.
  • Grate or crumble the mawa, add cream ,milk and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Stir well with a whisk so everything combines into a smooth mix. Remove from fire and keep aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the creamed milk and mawa.
  • Gradually fold in the flour.
  • Pour into a greased and lined tin.
  • Bake at 180 degrees C for 45 - 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.