Monday, November 29, 2010

Cake Rusk


A delicious double baked cake bar for breakfast or teatime.



Cake Rusk 
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Recipe by Shireen Anwer ( Masala TV )

Makes : 24 slices
Ingredients :
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp.  baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp.  vanilla essence
  • Few drops yellow food color, optional 
Method :
    • Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease & line a 10" x 7" baking pan or 7" square pan.
    • Sieve flour and baking powder, keep aside.
    • Beat butter and sugar in a bowl till light and fluffy.
    • Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    • Beat in vanilla essence and color.
    • Fold in flour mix until well combined.
    • Pour in the prepared pan. Bake at 180 C for 20 - 25 minutes until cooked when tested with a skewer.
    • Remove from the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes. 
    • Now cut the cake in the center and then cut each half of cake in ( 1" ) thick slices.
    • Arrange slices on lined baking tray and bake at 150 C for 15 minutes.
    • Turn the side of cake slices and bake again for 15 minutes until crispy and golden brown.
    • Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, then store them in an air-tight container.



        Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

        11 comments :

        1. waooo..i love cake rusk,hmmmmm
          i wish i can pick these from your blog :) hehe

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        2. Thank you dear! I wish I could pass these to you :)

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        3. just my kind of cake! delicious!!!!

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        4. Thank you Magali, good to see you :)

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        5. Salaam Ambreen! I loveee your recipes! I made this cakerusk 3 times in the past two weeks and my family loves it! Mere susraal walay apko duwaain dete hain LOL
          I made a blogpost about them too :) http://myninjanaan.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/cake-rusk/

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          1. Thank you dear, so sweet of you for your kind words. They're quite a big hit in our house. Thanks to your in-laws too, there's nothing better than dua :)

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        6. These turned out absolutely delicious! My family loved them, saying that they tasted just like the store-bought ones. Thank you!

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          1. Thank you for trying it out, glad to hear your family liked it :)

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        7. Assalaam alaikum,your cake rusk looks delicious n perfect. i want to try your recipe let me know pls can i use oil instead of butter. As you mentioned in recipe beat butter and caster sugar together. If i use oil then sugar use in caster or course. Waiting for your reply

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          1. Walaikum Salam! Sorry for the late reply. Yes, you can use oil instead of butter and use caster sugar ( or finely ground sugar ). Also I would suggest a square pan as oil-based cake will be flatter. Check out this version with oil : Almond Cake Rusk

            Hope it turns out well. Let me know :)

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        Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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