Golden Milk Cake is the ‘cake’ version of golden milk or turmeric spice milk. It is warming and cozy and light and fluffy and full of aromatic spices. The cardamom glaze is sweet and sticky with a heady fragrance.
The cake which allows you to make extra golden milk if you wish and drink it on chilly mornings or sneezy evenings.
Also, in India, when we wish Happy New Year, we wish health and prosperity and is there a better spice to represent good health than turmeric?
Golden Milk Cake
Ingredients – Small Angel Food Pan
For the cake
½ Cup (64g) AP flour
½ tsp baking pwd.
¼ tsp salt
1 large egg
½ cup (100g) granulated sugar
2 tbsp butter
¼ cup milk
1/8 tsp turmeric
Preheat oven to 350F. Adjust oven racks in the lower third of the oven. Grease the pan.
Combine flour, baking pwd, salt. Set aside.
Cut butter into small pieces. In a small saucepan heat milk, the butter, all the spices and bring to a simmer. Ensure all the butter has melted.
In the meantime, beat the egg and sugar together at until pale, fluffy and tripled in volume.
Add in the flour mixture alternating with hot milk mixture and whisk till fully incorporated.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 mins until toothpick comes out clean.
For the Cardamom Glaze
1/8 cup icing sugar
½ tsp cardamom
1 tsp honey
2 tbsp heavy cream
Beat all the ingredients together. Drizzle artistically over the cake. Arrange some chopped and toasted pistachios daintily and enjoy with some chai or tea, ideally chai!