Rice Cake Recipe

Rice Cake Recipe

 A wide variety of Rice Cakes exist in different cultures in which rice is eaten, and are particularly prevalent in Asia. Common variations of Rice Cake Recipe made with rice flour, with grounded rice, or made from whole grain of compressed rice, or combinations with other substances.

Rice Cake
Rice Cake
Cambodians rice cake made with steamed rice with palm sugar, Chinese rice cake is made from glutinous rice (a type of rice grown mainly in Southeast, East Asia, North-eastern India, and Bhutan, its also called sticky rice or sweet rice).

A rice cake can be a food item made from rice, otherwise, combine with sugar.  Numerous varieties of rice cakes exist in different regions. Korean rice cake “Tteok” is eaten throughout the year made from glutinous rice but there are other hundreds of varieties are available in Korea, steamed rice cake is made in the earthen pot was the pristine method of Korean cuisine.

The classic Chinese Steamed rice cake is spongy, slightly chewy, and moist made with rice, sugar, water, and yeast for fermentation. The cake looks like a honeycomb from inside.
The recipe I am going to share for Rice cake is easy, healthy, and no doubt delicious but not an authentic version of Korean or Chinese rice cake. You will love this recipe because of two reasons; it’s healthy, crunchy, and low calories. The authentic recipe of rice cake is mild and flavorless but you can add cheese, spices like cinnamon, cardamom, or pepper. One thing that can be varied in this recipe is cooking time; depends on the size or shape of the rice cake. In the beginning, it doesn't have popularity like other cakes but with passes of it became in the limelight.
Prep Time:  5mins
Cook Time: 45mins
Course:  Snack
Servings: 12 cakes

Ingredients of Rice Cake

1 cup uncooked rice or rice flour
1 1/2 cups water
2 eggs
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
For Flavouring; 1/4 tsp cinnamon and pepper (optional)
1/2cup of confections’ sugar or Truvia (is a natural sweetener made with stevia leaf extract, erythritol, and natural flavors).


 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Sift the rice flour and all-purpose flour, now place this flour mixture, sugar, cinnamon, pepper, and water in the blender, blend on high speed for about 1 minute. Check the consistency of the batter if thicker add a tablespoon of water. We need medium consistency (neither thick nor too runny) like chiffon cake.

Chocolate Coated Rice Cake
Grease the Muffin tin or you can use donut tin (it is best to make rice cake because they will be thinner and cooking time will be lesser approximately 20 minutes). If using silicone, no need to grease. Pour the batter in the tin and bake for 40-50 minutes or until their top turns brown and sides are becoming crispy. Serve it with tea or coffee as a breakfast staple or in the between the meal as dessert. you can garnish it with chocolate sauce and finely chopped nuts. you just need to melt the dark semi-sweet chocolate chip and butter together in the microwave, stirring after15 seconds or more ( you can use double boiling method to melt the chocolate chips) to make a runny paste. pour on baked completely cool rice cakes, its a great combination. Put them into the refrigerator to set the melted chocolate.

 Remove from oven and let it cool completely on a wire rack in the tin, Enjoy!!
Chinese Steamed Rice Cake
Chinese Steamed Rice Cake
You can make its savory version too with the same method by adding salt instead of sugar. Also, you can experiment with these rice cakes with brown rice; healthier than a plain rice cake. The recipe is the same just like above, ingredients are simple, and the taste will be like toasted rice. You can add flavors according to your choice; savory, add salt and herbs, or experiment with cheese must add pepper and cinnamon to enhance the taste.

In China, Rice Cakes are made through the steamed method and are of two variations; Bai Tang Gao made with pure rice flour and served after completely cool and the other is Bak Tong Gao made from Rice flour and plain flour served still warm.  Both the variations are served as a dessert with tea in breakfast or between meals, in china rice cake is a breakfast staple.
Japanese Pan-fried Rice Cake
Japanese Pan-fried Rice Cake

Japanese Rice cake is crispy snacks and often made with leftover rice, and can experiment with eggs, meat or fish, vegetables and herbs served as the main course. To garnish these plain crispy
pan-fried rice cakes with bacon, cabbage, or top with mayonnaise, these cake also glazed with the soy-honey mixture that is not from Japanese cuisine but used by them is really amazingly nice.

Korean Rice Cake Tteokbokki or Ddeokbokki is a Korean street
snack often you can see stalls on carts or in the van in the streets of Korea. For them, it’s a basic recipe with minimal ingredients that
can be experimented with sauces and vegetables and for the flavors garlic, onion is used. Garnishing is also an important part of the recipe done with sesame seeds.
Korean Street Snack made with Ddeokbokki
    Korean Street Snack made with Ddeokbokk https://greetingscardtalk.blogspot.com/2020/06/happy-eid-ul-adha-wishes-quotes.html




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