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Orange swirl cake-No oven-Pressure cooker method-How to make-Step by step photos

Orange swirl cake By Gunaselvi

Cuisine Style : India | Preparation & Cooking Time: 50 minutes | To Serve : 4 | Type : New year, christmas special, Snacks | Take with : Tea

Orange swirl cake is simple, homemade and patterned fascinated swirled spongy cake for kids. Fresh orange juice gives fragrant orange flavour. Chocolate layer gives bright swirls inside yellow cake. You can make any pattern with colours. For pink flavour add fresh strawberry puree/frozen /rose syrup. For purple flavour add red cabbage/ butterfly pea/bluberry/ purple sweet potato. For rich red colour add roasted beetroot. For green colour use matcha green tea powder, or spinach. You can add walnuts, almonds, flaxseeds, coconut or oats for different flavour.

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Dry Ingredients

  • All purpose flour / Wheat flour - 1.5 cup
  • Cocoa powder- 1/4 cup
  • Salt- 1/4 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 cup

Wet Ingredients

  • Milk- 250 ml
  • Egg- 1
  • Melted butter- 1/2 cup
  • Coconut oil- 1/4 cup
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  • Orange juice - 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp


  • Take 5 littre pressure cooker.
  • Remove gasket & whistle from the pressure cooker lid.
  • Then place grid.
  • Preheat pressure cooker for 5 to 10 min on medium flame.
  • In a bowl All purpose flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda mix well.
  • In a bowl add melted butter, milk, coconut oil, egg, vanilla essence, orange juice, turmeric powder & sugar mix well.
  • Add wet ingredient to the dry mixture mix well
  • Add milk to adjust the consistency.
  • Divide the mixture into two bowls
  • Add cocoa powder in another bowl mix well.
  • Grease baking tin with butter and sprinkle flour.
  • Pour 1 ladle full of plain orange batter into baking tray
  • Add chocolate batter then again plain orange cake batter one by one
  • Place it on pressure cooker grind.
  • Close lid & bake it for 45 to 50 min on low to medium flame.
  • Once its ready carefully remove baking tray then un-mould & let it cool.
  • Slice and serve with jam/butter.


  • Before baking in pressure cooker remove gasket & whistle.
  • You can replace milk with coconut milk, almond milk or oats milk
  • If you dont like egg you can add melted dark chocolate, curd, buttermilk, banana or avocado
  • For white molten lava cake you can skip cocoa powder
  • For red velvet lava cake add roasted beet puree.
  • For saffron lava cake add hot water soaked saffron.

How to make Orange swirl cake without oven- Step by step photos

Grease tray with butter then sprinkle flour coat wellGrease tray with butter then sprinkle flour coat well

In a bowl add all purpose flour & saltIn a bowl add all purpose flour & salt

Add baking powderAdd baking powder

Add baking sodaAdd baking soda

Heat milk and butterHeat milk and butter

Melt, then cut off heatMelt, then cut off heat

Add sugarAdd sugar

Add eggAdd egg

Add vanilla essenceIn a mixer jar add wheat flour[Atta]

Take some fresh orange juice & add turmeric powderTake some fresh orange juice

Strain & add without orange seeds Strain & add without orange seeds

Mix wellMix well

Pour wet ingredients into dry mixturePour wet ingredients into dry mixture

Mix well without lumps[Dont overmix]Mix well without lumps[Dont overmix]

Batter readyBatter ready

Add coconut oil,mix well. Then Divide the batter into two Add coconut oil

Add cocoa powder , mix wellAdd cocoa powder , mix well

Two batter readyTwo batter ready

Pour two batter one by onePour two batter one by one

Repeat the layersRepeat the layers

Now its readyNow its ready

Place it in a pre-heated pressure cookerPlace it in a pre-heated pressure cooker

Cover lid[No gasket, No whistle], cook it for 45 min to 50 min-Low flameCover lid[No gasket, No whistle], cook it for 45 min to 50 min

After 45 minAfter 45 min

Check it with stickCheck it with stick

It comes out clean, so its cooked perfectlyIt comes out clean, so its cooked perfectly

Remove it from pressure cookerRemove it from pressure cooker

Let it coolLet it cool

Slice & serve with butter/jamSlice & serve with butter/jam

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