SAVoury Cake
  • 300gms – Mixed vegetables ( cauliflower, roasted bell pepper,corn, carrot )
  • 1 no – Onion, peeled
  • 50gms – Olive oil
  • 5nos – Eggs
  • 10 nos – Basil leaves, chopped
  • 90gms – All plain flour
  • 1¼ tsp – Baking powder
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 110gms – Grated cheddar, or other mature cheese
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tbsp – Black or white sesame seeds
  1. Cut a few rings off one end of the onion and set aside (these will go on top of the cake); coarsely chop the rest. Heat the oil in a pan and on a low heat sauté the chopped onion, chopped roasted bell pepper,par boiled carrots, and cauliflower florets and rosemary for five minutes. Remove from the heat, leave to cool down.
  2. Pre heat the oven to 180°C.
  3. Add the eggs and basil to the cooked, cooled vegetables and whisk.
  4. Sift the flour, baking powder and turmeric into a large bowl, and add the cheddar, salt (very less as the cheese will be salted) and plenty of black pepper. Add the egg mix and whisk to remove any lumps.
  5. Pour the cake batterand arrange the onion rings on top.
  6. Bake the cake in the pre heated oven for 45 minutes, until golden brown and set. Serve hot or warm.
Recipe by MADaboutkitchen at