Mountain Cake

Mountain Cake

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 1 hour 30 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Dessert

Type: Fusion

This cake looks like a snowy mountain and is also rich and delicious


  • Refined flour 1¼ cups
  • Castor sugar 1½ cups
  • Softened butter 1 cup
  • Eggs 5
  • Buttermilk ½ cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Milk ¾ cup
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Nutmeg powder 1 tsp
  • Whipped cream as required
  • Chocolate powder 2 tbsps


  • Preheat oven to 180º C and grease an aluminium cake tin.
  • Take castor sugar in a mixing bowl, add butter and mix. Beat with an electric beater till well mixed.
  • Break and add one egg at a time and beat after each addition. Add buttermilk and vanilla essence and beat again. Add ½ cup milk and beat again.
  • Mix flour and baking powder together and add some of it to the egg mixture and mix by cut and fold method.
  • Add nutmeg powder to the remaining flour and add this to the egg mixture and mix till you get a smooth batter. Add remaining milk and mix well.
  • Pour the batter into the greased cake tin, taking care not to fill it up to the top. Tap the tin lightly.
  • Keep the tin the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Take the tin out of the oven and set aside to cool down.
  • Demould the cake onto a serving plate. Put the whipped cream over the cake and spread it. Then with a spoon lift the cream in a few places to form peaks. It will now resemble mountain peaks.
  • Put the chocolate powder in a strainer and sprinkle it all over the whipped cream.
  • Cut into wedges and serve.