A creamy and luscious treat with an Indian twist of gulab jamuns

Gulab Jamun Cake
If you love Gulab Jamuns and cake, here is a unique recipe that combines both. A traditional Indian dessert turned into a delicious cake. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria gives Gulab Jamun a delicious twist in the form of a Gulab Jamun Cake. Give this recipe a try!
Chef Pankaj Bhadouria's Gulab Jamun Cake recipe

- Asian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- dessert


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 90 - 120 Min



  • FOR Gulab Jamun Cake
  • 500 gm ghee
  • 500 gm gulab jamun powder
  • Milk
  • Oil
  • 200 gm sugar syrup
  • 1 sponge cake
  • 50 gm whipped cream
  • 50 gm saffron whipped cream
  • 50 gm rose flavoured whipped cream
  • FOR Garnish
  • chopped fruits
  • pomegranate seeds
  • Cherry


  1. 1

    Heat ghee in a deep pan for frying the gulab jamuns.
  2. 2

    In a mixing bowl, add gulab jamun powder and milk and knead a dough.
  3. 3

    Oil your palms and make small balls of the dough.
  4. 4

    Deep fry the gulab jamuns and add to the sugar syrup.
  5. 5

    Soak for 30 minutes.
  6. 6

    Place the soaked gulab jamuns in a plate and freeze them for another 30 minutes.
  7. 7

    Halve the frozen gulab jamuns.
  8. 8

    Cut the sponge cake in two horizontally.
  9. 9

    Moist the surface with the sugar syrup.
  10. 10

    Using a piping bag, cover the surface with whipped cream.
  11. 11

    Place the halved gulab jamuns to form a layer on the cake.
  12. 12

    Fill the gaps between the gulab jamuns with whipped cream and the sides with saffron whipped cream and rose flavoured whipped cream.
  13. 13

    Top this layer with the remaining half of the sponge cake.
  14. 14

    Moisten it with sugar syrup.
  15. 15

    Add a layer of whipped cream using a piping bag.
  16. 16

    Place the halved gulab jamuns.
  17. 17

    Garnish by filling the gaps with chopped fruits and pomegranate seeds.

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