Whole Wheat Jaggery Sponge Cake|DesertedMom Chef

As yesterday was my Hubby’s Birthday I planned for baking a cake. Every year i do that without fail. But this time as i have started a 30 days Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, I was thinking how to make a healthy version of birthday cake.

So what are the ingredients which is not much healthier in a birthday cake:

  • All Purpose Flour
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Egg

So I thought of changing it to a healthier version like

  • Whole Wheat Flour
  • Jaggery
  • Oil
  • And No Egg

Read further to learn the recipe.

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving Size 100g
  • Servings 4
  • Amount Per serving Calories 883
Prep.Time: 10 MinsCook.Time: 30 MinsTotal Time: 50 Mins
Course: DessertCuisine: IndianServings: 6



  • Whole Wheat Flour – 1 cup
  • Jaggery Grated – 3/4 cup
  • Baking Powder – 3/4 teaspoon
  • Baking Soda – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt a pinch


  • Milk – 3/4 cup
  • Yogurt – 1/2 cup
  • Olive oil – 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla Essence – 1 teaspoon


  • Wheat flour as required
  • Butter as required


  • Sift all dry ingredients together except jaggery in a mixing bowl
  • Powder Jaggery in the blender and Add Jaggery powder to the mixing bowl.
  • Now add all the wet ingredients.
  • Mix it to even. Don’t over mix.
  • Line the bottom of the baking pan with a parchement paper.
  • Apply butter and flour to the sides.
  • Spread the cake batter evenly.
  • Preheat the oven for 10 mins.
  • Bake at 180* Celsius for about 35- 40 minutes.
  • Insert toothpick to check that the cake as baked fully and the toothpick came out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool off for 10 Minutes.

Simple Whole Wheat Sponge Cake is Ready to serve.

Try it Out and Comment me How was yours? 🙂

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