Love Cake for Valentine

Love cake is a unique Sri Lankan recipe used for many occasions. This cake is a flourless cake and the main ingredient of this is semolina. Sri Lankan love cake is a super moist delicious cake that you must try….


  • Butter – 130g
  • Semolina – 200g
  • Sugar – 280g
  • Cashew – 150g
  • Egg Yolks – 06
  • Egg Whites – 05
  • Bee Honey – 02 tbsp
  • Zest of 01 Lemon
  • Cardamom – 03
  • Nutmeg – ½
  • Cinnamon
  • Rose Water – 02 tbsp
  • Vanilla – 01 tsp
  • Pumpkin Preserve – 150g


  • Roast cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg a bit and then grind them until you get a powder.
  • Then roast semolina. It doesn’t need to roast them a lot. Just roast them until you get semolina smell. After roasting let it cool down.
  • Roast cashew a bit and blend. Don’t blend them too much. There should be small cashew pieces in it.
  • After that mix semolina with butter. After mixing, keep it aside around ½ an hour. In this time semolina will absorb butter and become soft.
  • Beat egg whites until it forms soft peaks.
  • Beat egg yolks and sugar together until it becomes creamy and pale in color.
  • When egg yolks are creamy add vanilla into this.
  • Add honey, ground spices, lemon zest and rose water.
  • Then into this add roasted semolina with butter.
  • Add chopped cashew and pumpkin preserve.
  • Finally add egg whites and fold. Don’t overmix. Just fold the mixture.
  • Then, transfer this batter into a baking tray and bake the cake around 50mins to 01hour under 160C in a pre-heated oven. After around 35mins of baking cover the cake with an aluminum foil. Then the top part of the cake will not get hard.
  • This love cake is super moist and delicious. Hope you will try this out in this Valentine’s Day.
Sri Lankan Love Cake
Sri Lankan Love Cake
Piece of Love Cake
Sri Lankan Love Cake


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