Journal of Food Science and Technology

, Volume 55, Issue 7, pp 2621–2630 | Cite as

Development of gluten free eggless cake using gluten free composite flours made from sprouted and malted ingredients and its physical, nutritional, textural, rheological and sensory properties evaluation

  • Dipika Agrahar-MurugkarEmail author
  • Aiman Zaidi
  • Shraddha Dwivedi
Original Article


The aim of the study was to develop gluten free eggless cake using gluten free composite flour made of finger millet, sprouted soy and amaranth, for patients with celiac disease. Gluten free eggless cake prepared (T2), were analyzed for physical, textural, rheological and nutritional properties and compared with control cake (C) made using refined wheat flour and eggs and eggless composite flour cake made using whole wheat flour, malted finger millet, sprouted soy flour and amaranth (T1). There was no significant difference between T2 and C batter in terms of textural properties, flow behaviour index and consistency index. T2 had higher volume (454.4 cm3) as compared to T1 (437.1 cm3) cake. No significant differences in textural analysis were observed between cakes in terms of springiness, resilience and cohesiveness. The nutritional quality of T2 cake was significantly (p < 0.05) higher in case of phosphorous (224.0 mg/100 g) and iron content (7.39 mg/100 g). Therefore, gluten free eggless cake of high nutritional composition with good quality characteristics is a good substitute for refined flour egg and composite flour eggless cake. Higher mineral content due to germinated ingredients also made it a nutritious and palatable naturally gluten free food option for the people with celiac disease.


Gluten free eggless cake Texture Flow behaviour index Consistency index Organoleptic properties 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dipika Agrahar-Murugkar
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aiman Zaidi
    • 1
  • Shraddha Dwivedi
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Institute of Agricultural EngineeringBhopalIndia

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