Banana Walnut Cake in pressure cooker | whole wheat banana walnut cake recipe

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 6
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 50m
  • Ready In: 50m

Delicious and spongy whole wheat banana and walnut cake without using oven

Banana walnut cake is very easy to prepare and spongy cake made with whole wheat. Sponge cakes are so easy to make and requires no special ingredients. We can make sponge cakes with carrot, beetroot, dates etc…

In this banana walnut cake I have added yogurt and mashed banana which makes the cake super spongy. You can also use crushed badam,pista or nuts instead of walnuts.

I have already posted some easy to make cake recipes like Easy Carrot Cake,Beetroot cake,Dates cake,Pumpkin cake and Carrot cake with chocolate icing. All these three cakes are made in pressure cooker.

Hope you all will like this tasty cake recipe with banana and walnut. Please try it out and let me know how it turned out for you.

How to make banana walnut cake?

banana walnut cake


2 cup of whole wheat flour(atta)
2 no of banana (mashed one)
1 cup of crushed walnuts
1 spn. of coco powder
2 no of eggs
2 tbsp. of yogurt
1/2 cup of sugar
¾ cup of oil
1/2 spn. of baking powder
1/2 spn. of baking soda
1 pinch of salt


Step 01

Grind mashed banana with oil,sugar,pinch of salt,yogurt and eggs to smooth paste.

Step 03

Take all whole wheat flour,coco powder,baking soda and baking powder in a bowl. Mix well with hands

Step 04

Sieve the flour mix twice.

Step 05

Add banana mixture and mix well.

Step 06

Grind the batter for 2-3 minutes. Finally add crushed walnuts. Mix well with a ladle.

Step 07

Grease cake tray with butter or ghee and pour the batter. Leave 2 inch free space. Add some more crushed walnuts on top.

Step 08

Take pressure cooker and place a steel bowl inside.

Step 09

Place the cake try carefully on the top of that bowl

Step 10

Cook for 1 minute in high flame (Do not put whistle while baking cake). Reduce the flame and bake for 50-60 minutes. Insert a toothpick at the center of cake and if it is comes out clean, cake is ready otherwise again cook for 5 more minutes.
walnut cake

Comments (6)

  1. posted by shruthi on July 8, 2016

    Any substitute for eggs? we don’t use eggs at home :|, please suggest

    • posted by Hygeena Shameer on September 9, 2016

      🙂 wheat flour cake without eggs will not be that much fluffy . Just use 1/4 spn. of soda and 1 spn. of baking powder. In addition just add 1/4 cup of normal soda water while making the batter. Just try and tell me how it went out for u 🙂

  2. posted by Saranya Rajasekaran on November 8, 2016

    Hi, in ur recepie what does ” 3tbsp cup of sugar” means?? Is it just 3tbsp of sugar??

    • posted by Hygeena Shameer on December 13, 2016

      Hi sarnaya sorry! its 1/2 cup of sugar. Thanks to point out the mistake 🙂

  3. posted by Rebecca Koshy on February 20, 2017

    Hi Hygeena ,

    Thanks for the recipe.. I tried it out and it came out good. Can I’m keen to know if this method of baking in a pressure cooker be used for baking any cake.? 🙂


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