Pineapple Cream Cake, Chicken Drumsticks And Mango Shirkand by Zarnak Sidhwa

Jun 11, 2013
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Ingredients For Pineapple Cream Cake:

  • Eggs 4
  • Flour  4 oz
  • Baking powder  1 tsp
  • Caster sugar  4 oz
  • Vanilla or pineapple essence  1 tsp

Ingredients For Filling:

  • Pineapple  1 cup
  • Cream  1 cup
  • Extra fresh cream  to decorate
  • Fruit syrup or milk  a little
  • Pineapple and cherries  decorate


  1. For the sponge, beat eggs and sugar till light and fluffy, add essence, gently fold in flour and baking powder.
  2. Bake at 180 degree C for 15-20 minutes in a greased and lined 9'' pan.
  3. Cool on wire rack when done.
  4. To make filling, when cake is cold, split in half and apply fruit syrup or milk to moisten  sponge and then add the cream and pineapples, apply on bottom layer, top with 2nd layer of sponge.
  5. Decorate with swirls of fresh cream, pineapples and cherries.
  6. Serve chilled.

Ingredients For Chicken Drumsticks:

  • Chicken skinless 10
  • Butter a little
  • Yogurt  1 cup
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder  1 tsp
  • Lemon juice  2 tbsp
  • All spice powder  1 tsp
  • Salt  to taste
  • Mint chutney  to serve
  • Onion rings  to serve
  • Tomato slices  to serve


  1. Put cuts in the drumsticks and then rub lemon juice on them and leave them aside for half hour.
  2. Mix ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, cumin powder, lemon juice, garam masala powder and salt in yogurt.
  3. Now apply this marinate on to chicken pieces and keep them aside for 2 hours.
  4. Put very little butter in a pan and saute the drumsticks without its marination liquid.
  5. Then add the marination too and let cook.
  6. Lastly add remaining butter and serve hot along with mint chutney, onion and tomato slices.

Ingredients For Mango shrikand:

  • Fresh yogurt 1 kg
  • Caster sugar  4 tbsp
  • Mango puree  2 cups
  • Cardamom powder 1 tsp


  1. Tie the fresh curd in a muslin cloth and leave it for 2-3 hours till all the excess water drains.
  2. Remove the solid curd from the cloth.
  3. Add sugar and mango puree and thoroughly blend in a mixer.
  4. Add cardamom powder and mix.
  5. Chill and serve with parathas.

Recipe of Pineapple Cream Cake, Chicken Drumsticks And Mango Shirkand by Zarnak Sidhwa in Food Diaries on Masala TV

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  • Thank you for the recipe. The sponge turned out really good and moist,Unfortunately, cream was not sweet at all. I was wondering if i should have used sugar in cream before decorating, please advice.

    By: Hira1083 on Feb 14, 2017
  • Its nice.

    By: SIDDIQUI SAIF on Jul 20, 2013