Every sister looks for a perfect way to celebrate Bhai Dooj, and one of them is the surprising brother with a perfect Bhai Dooj cake. Ordering the cake from a bakery is easy, but the real joy lies in baking it yourself for your dear brother.

Whether you are good at baking or not, you can’t fail to bring a delicacy to life with our help. Here, we are sharing two quick and easy cake recipes for the Bhai Dooj 2021 celebration. We have chosen simple vanilla cake and chocolate cake because both are the most loved cake flavours. 

Be prepared with the ingredients beforehand, and then start with the directions.

So, let’s start with the simple vanilla-flavoured bhai dooj cake!

Quick Recipe #1 – Simple White Cake With Sprinkles

Prep TimeCook TimeTotal TimeServings
20 Minutes30 Minutes50 Minutes12


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup milk


STEP 1 – Preheat your oven to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

STEP 2 – Take a 9 x 9 inch pan and grease and flour it well.

STEP 3 – Mix sugar and butter together well enough in a bowl.

STEP 4 – Add one egg at a time and beat it with the mixture of sugar and butter, then stir in vanilla.

STEP 5 – Mix baking powder and flour in a bowl and then add to the mixture and mix it well.

STEP 6 – Stir in the milk slowly until you get a smooth and lump-free batter.

STEP 7 – Empty the prepared batter from the bowl to the prepared cake pan.

STEP 8 – Bake in a preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes and wrap with white cream after cool. Decorate the cake with sprinkles, and the cake for the Bhai Dooj celebration is ready!

Now, onto the chocolate cake for Bhai Dooj 2021!

Quick Recipe #2 – Chocolate Cake

Prep TimeCook TimeTotal TimeServings
15 Minutes30 Minutes45 Minutes12


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


STEP 1 – Preheat your oven to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

STEP 2 – Take two 9-inch cake pans. Butter and flour them well and line the bottoms with parchment paper.

STEP 3 – Sift cocoa powder, flour, and sugar in a bowl. Whisk together well enough after adding salt, baking soda, and baking powder.

STEP 4 – Mix milk, vanilla, oil, and eggs in a bowl until well combined. Stir in boiling water.

STEP 5 – Add the mixture of Step 4 to the mixture of step 3 and stir until combined.

STEP 6 – Pour the mixture equally into cake pans and bake for 30 minutes.

STEP 7 – Let the baked batters cool completely. Frost the cake with chocolate frosting.

STEP 8 – Write ‘Happy Bhai Dooj’ on top using white whipped cream.

Be prepared with the cake and some Bhai Dooj gifts for your brother before the Shubh Muhurat.  Let there be home-baked sweetness in sibling celebrations!