Well I am enjoying the experiments with the superfood Black Rice. And today I am going to share a very successful experiment and a beautiful recipe of Black Rice Cake. A cake which is not only healthy but delicious as well. And I bet you gonna love this one.
If you try a research on the health and nutritional benefits of Black rice you will be amaze to know how this superfood really benefits us in regards to our health.
It is loaded with anti-oxidants especially anthocyanin which is great for diabetics, heart patients and helps brain activity. Its great for skin and hair due to its Vitamin E content. It is also loaded with fibre so it does not spike blood sugar levels. Its rich in iron, hence a good source for vegetarians.
I have shared few recipes of black rice in my blog like black rice kheer, black rice risotto, black rice strawberry mousse, black rice salad and few more lined up. Today I am going to sharing a delicious and healthy cake recipe made with black rice flour and whole wheat flour.
The cake is very flavorful, soft, delicious and amazing texture. This is one of my favourite bake so far. It is a perfect tea cake.
So here’s how to make black rice cake. Please do try out and let me know in the comments below how it turned out for you.
- Preparation time : 15 mins
- Baking time : 35 mins
- Serves : 10
- 1 cup Black Rice flour
- ½ cup Whole Wheat flour
- ¾ cup Sugar
- 1 tbsp Vinegar
- ½ tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Baking powder
- ½ cup + 2 tbsps warm Milk
- ½ cup Canola oil (you can use butter or sunflower oil)
- ⅛ tsp Cardamom powder
- 2 tbsps chopped Pistachios, Almond and Cashewnuts
- Powdered sugar for dusting
For the black rice flour, soak the rice for 3-4 hours or overnight. Drain it and sun dry it, not necessary to dry them completely. Grind them into a fine powder.
In a mixing bowl add the black rice flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, cardamom powder.
Mix well and incorporate them nicely.
In a mixing bowl add the vinegar, baking soda, mix well and let it stand for 5 mins. Add sugar, milk, oil and mix.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and gently fold it to make a smooth batter.
Preheat oven @180 for 10 mins. Grease a cake pan with oil and keep aside.
Pour the batter into the greased pan and tap the pan for 2-3 times.
Sprinkle the chopped nuts over it.
Bake the cake for 35 mins. Start checking from 30 mins onwards. A tooth pick inserted should come out clean.
Remove from oven and let it stand for about 5 mins.
Demould it and dust the cake with powdered sugar, cut and serve with your favourite tea or coffee.
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Please do leave your valuable feedbacks, I love to hear from you all. Happy cooking!