Whole Wheat and Jowar (Pearl Millet) Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe

Donna George
Whole Wheat and Jowar (Pearl Millet) Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe
1085 ratings.

Whole Wheat and Jowar Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe is a healthy, high fiber cake recipe. Ingredients like whole wheat flour, jowar (pearl millet) flour and orange make this cake a perfect accompaniment for breakfast.

Serve Whole Wheat and Jowar Orange Cake for your breakfast or tea time snack or you can pack it for your snack box as well.

Try more such healthy bake and cake recipes like

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  2. Flourless Orange Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
  3. Whole Wheat Sunflower Seed Bread Recipe

Did you know: Considered some of the most digestible grains available, and for its non-allergic properties, millets are an excellent replacement for those trying to reduce rice and wheat in their diets. You can safely consume millets as the main portion of your meal knowing that you will get adequate quantities of magnesium, which is present in abundant quantities, protecting against high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease. Aside from this, millets are also excellent grains to maintain good gut health as they keep the colon hydrated, free from constipation and provide good pre-biotic microflora for gut microbes.

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Dessert
Diet: Eggetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

55 M


5 Servings


  • 1/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup Jowar Flour (Sorghum)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 2 tablespoon Orange Zest (Rind) , (from one orange)
  • 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted) , melted
  • 2 teaspoons Milk , warm
  • Ingredients for the glaze
  • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 1 cup Fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Rum , or Port (optional)

How to make Whole Wheat and Jowar (Pearl Millet) Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe

  1.  To begin making Whole Wheat and Jowar(Pearl Millet) Orange Cake With Orange Glaze Recipe, in a mixing bowl, whisk eggs with sugar and orange zest till nice and fluffy.

  2. In another mixing bowl, sieve the whole wheat and jowar flour with baking powder and fold in the flour mixture into the egg and sugar mixture. Mix the cake batter well. In a small bowl, mix butter with warm milk and stir well. Pour this mixture into the cake batter.

  3. Meanwhile Preheat oven to 180 Degree Celsius.

  4. Grease and dust a cake tin. Pour the cake batter into the cake tin. Bake for 20 minutes. Check with a skewer/toothpick/knife to see if the cake is cooked through. The skewer/toothpick or knife should come out clean.

  5. Once done, take the cake tin out and place on a cooling rack. Prick holes on the cake while still hot.

  6. To prepare the orange glaze

  7. Mix juice of one orange with sugar and rum/port (optional). Pour this glaze over the cake while the cake is still warm, allowing the cake to soak up all the syrup.

  8. Serve a portion of the cake on in a serving dish for your tea time snack, breakfast or pack it for your snack box.