Wholewheat Cake With Strawberry Compote And Orange Peel Powder

Here it is – Wholewheat Cake with strawberry compote and orange peel powder. Not as fancy as it sounds – just optimal usage of the things I made to preserve flavours of these fruits for use in bakes. It contains raw unrefined sugar.


  • 1/2 Cups Wholewheat Flour
  • 3/4 Cup of Raw Unrefined Sugar
  • 2 Free Range Eggs (Use Applesauce / Curd – 1/2 Cup If You Want to Make It Eggless)
  • 1/4 Cup Cold-Pressed Sunflower Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Strawberry Compote (And A Few Spoons to Put on Top)
  • 1 Tsp Orange Peel Powder
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder


Prep: 25 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes

  1. Preheat the oven at 165 degrees C for 10 minutes.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder 3-4 times.
  3. Whisk the wet ingredients – oil, eggs and milk with sugar.
  4. Add the orange peel powder to the sugar-wet ingredients mix.
  5. Add the sifted flour slowly in 2-3 batches.
  6. Fold it slowly, do not overbeat or over-mix.
  7. Add the 1 tbsp of strawberry compote in the batter and whisk lightly.
  8. Transfer to a baking pan.
  9. Add small spoonful of the compote over the top.
  10. Bake at same temperature for 30-35 minutes or until done.
  11. Cool off and then slice.