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Easy Stovetop Malai Cake

Updated: Sep 26, 2020

Serve this Malai Cake at your next high-tea and no one will be able to resist!



3 eggs

¼ cup of sugar

¼ tsp vanilla essence

2/3 cup ap flour

1 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

Malai Coat

3 cups of milk

¼ cup powdered milk

¼ cup condensed milk

¼ tsp cardamom


1. Whisk whites in a bowl

2. Gradually add in the sugar as you whisk until peaks

3. Add yolks

4. Sift in ap flour, baking powder, salt

5. Gently mix and transfer batter to a glass bakeware

6. The glass bakeware will sit on top of a wire pan stand inside a large pot

7. Bake for 25 minutes on low heat with a lid on

8. To prepare malai icing, bring milk to a boil

9. Add powdered milk, condensed milk, and cardamom

10. Once the cake has cooled off, poke holes using a fork

11. Pour the malai on top of the cake

12. Garnish with roasted almonds and pistachios

13. Ready to Enjoy!


Nila Choudhury
Nila Choudhury
Nov 18, 2023

can the cake be made in an oven or does it have to be on a stovetop?

Banglar Rannaghor
Banglar Rannaghor
Nov 18, 2023
Replying to

Yes, you can definitely make the cake in the oven! It's a great alternative to the stovetop method.

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