Pannu Kakau

Pannu Kakau

From   Tea Time

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Japanese

Light as air – this is the speciality of this cake which is served with jam or jelly


  • Butter 115 gms
  • Sugar 200 gms
  • Eggs 2
  • Refined flour 125 gms
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Milk 75 ml
  • Jam or jelly to serve


  • Preheat the oven to 180º C.
  • Heat a non-stick pan, add butter and let it melt. Put sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • When butter melts put it into an aluminium cake tin and rotate the tin so that the entire tin gets greased.
  • Add the melted butter to the sugar in the bowl and beat with an electric beater.
  • Add eggs and continue to beat with the electric beater. Add refined flour, baking powder and salt and mix lightly with a spoon. Then beat with the electric beater till well mixed. Add milk and continue to beat with the beater.
  • Pour into the greased cake tin and tap the tin lightly to remove any air bubbles that may be remaining.
  • Keep the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Bring the tin out of the oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes on the chopping board. Demould and cut into square pieces. Arrange the pieces in a serving plate.
  • Heat 3 tbsps jam with a little water in a non-stick pan. Pour the jam over the cake pieces and serve.