Eggless Vanilla Cake

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Maida

cup Sugar

1 cup Curd, beaten

1/2 cup Oil

1 1/4 tsp Baking powder

1/2 tsp Baking Soda

2 tsp Vanilla essence

Method

Sieve maida couple of time to ensure that there are no lumps in it. Grind sugar to a fine powder in mixer.

In a bowl beat curd until smooth. Add sugar powder to it and beat again for 2-3 mins. Add baking soda and baking powder and again mix for 1-2 minuts and keep aside for few minuts.

Grease an 8" round or square cake tin with oil. Add a tsp of flour and sprinkle it well so that it coats all the sides and bottom of the tin.Preheat oven to 180 deg C.

Now add the vanilla essence and oil to the curd mixture and mix it nicely

Now Slowly add the flour in two - three batches and gently mix the flour into the mixture until you get smooth dropping consistency.

Immediately pour this batter into the prepared tin and bake for about 30 to 35 minutes

You can insert a toothpick in the center of the cake to check whether it is done or not. If the toothpick comes out clean then cake is ready other wise bake for some more time.

Remove the tin from the oven and let it sit for 5 mins.

Run a sharp knife around the edges of the cake and gently turn it upside down onto a wire rack and let it cool completely, approx 2 hrs.

Once it is completely cooled, slice the cake into thick slices and serve with tea or coffee.