Baking Granadilla Cake

Cakes are fun to bake. But sometimes they aren’t that simple to make. Well this cake is the opposite.It is quick and simple to make. This is a South African Summer Bake that we love – Granadilla Cake.

Granadilla Cake Ingredients

1 and 1/2  cups of self-rising flour
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • 1/2 cup Cold milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pulp of 5 granadillas, about 100g, or a small tin of granadilla pulp (you can get fresh pulp from Woolworths)

Granadilla Cake



Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius, and prepare one bunt or ring cake pan with nonstick spray.

  • Separate the eggs. Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form. 
Mix all the other ingredients in a different bowl.
Mix a large spoonful of the egg whites to loosen the batter.
Granadilla Cake
Granadilla Cake
Fold in the rest of the egg whites.
Granadilla Cake
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared cake pan.
  • Bake for 20 – 30 minutes, if your tester comes out clean, your cake is done.
For Icing, make a simple butter cream with some granadilla pulp.
Granadilla Cake


Granadilla Cake


Granadilla Cake

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