Maida Cake Recipe

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Maida Cake or also called as Maida Burfi, this is a simple dessert/sweet recipe using maida (plain flour) for this diwali. Use any food colour if desired and make it look colourful this Diwali.

Maida Cake


  • Maida – 2 cups
  • Milk – 2 litres
  • Sugar – 6 cups
  • Ghee – 1 1/2 cups
  • Cardamom Powder – little
  • Cashew Nuts – few


  1. Boil the milk and simmer until it is reduced by half and has a khoya consistency.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  3. Add the maida and gently roast until light golden.
  4. Remove from flame and cool.
  5. Add the khoya and mix well without any lumps.
  6. Add sugar to a large pan and pour enough water.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. When it reaches a two string consistency (two threads are formed when tested between fingers) add the maida mixture, cardamom powder and mix well.
  9. Keep stirring for 2 minutes and switch off the flame.
  10. Remove from flame and stir continuously for a few minutes.
  11. Transfer this to a plate greased with ghee.
  12. Spread evenly and allow it to cool.
  13. Before it cools completely, cut into desired shapes and garnish with cashew nuts.
  14. Store in an airtight container.

Tip: Add any food colour or any essence (apple/vanilla) if desired.

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2 thoughts on “Maida Cake

  1. Ravi Kumar AK said on February 14, 2016 at 11:51 pm

    super good receipee

  2. abida said on June 20, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    v.simple and nice

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