1)Take a medium bowl and put all the wet ingredients into it..
2)Put the flour, custard powder, cardamom powder and powdered sugar into a sifter and sift them into the bowl containing the wet ingredients..
3)Sprinkle the cardamom powder as well.. Now using the hand mixer beat all the ingredients well at low speed for one minute and then at medium speed for a few minutes till the batter color changes to a lighter shade.. Scrape down the sides of the bowl while beating..Do not over beat..
4)Now sprinkle the caraway seeds and fold it into the batter.. Pour it into a greased ring mold.
5)Bake in a preheated moderate oven(180 degrees) for almost 35 minutes, or till done and springy when touched.The top may crack a bit.. But do not worry..You will get a yummy light textured cake of unusual flavor..
You may frost this cake using the simple CARDAMOM GLAZE ICING
6)Turn out the cake while still warm onto a cake stand..
7)Take one cup of very finely powdered sifted sugar or icing sugar in a bowl.. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of cardamom powder.Add 1 drop of vanilla essence and one tsp of softened butter and 2 table spoons of boiling water..Beat well to get a smooth glaze.. Pour it immediately over the warm cake.. Let the glaze drip down..