Halwai May 17, 2022


• 2 cups – All-purpose flour
• 1 cup – Corn flour
• 1.25 cups – Sugar
• 1 tbsp – Flaxseed meal
• 1 cup – Grapefruit juice
• 1 cup – Yogurt
• 1 cup – Olive oil
• 1 tsp – Baking powder
• 1 tsp – Baking soda
• Grapefruit Syrup:
• 1/2 cup – Grapefruit juice
• 1 tsp – Grapefruit peels
• 1/4 cup – Sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Mix the flaxseed meal in a 3 tbsp of lukewarm water as thick paste.
  2. Combine together the all-purpose flour, corn flour, baking soda and baking powder in a large vessel.
  3. Beat together the sugar, yogurt, olive oil, grapefruit juice until everything turns soft.
  4. Add gradually the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients along with flaxseed meal paste. Mix well with a spatula.
  5. Grease a cake pan and pour the batter.
  6. Place the cake mould in the middle rack and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the skewer comes out clean.
  7. Meanwhile make a syrup by boiling the grapefruit juice, grapefruit peels and sugar. Once the sugar gets dissolved, put off the stove and strain the syrup. Let it cool completely.
  8. Pour this syrup over the cake, make small holes with a skewer on the top of the cake and let it sit for a few minutes until the syrup gets absorbed by the cake. Cool it completely.
  9. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Priya Suresh -2