Rice cooker cake

Rice cooker cake




  • 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups (375ml) milk


Step 1. Place flour, sugar and eggs into a bowl and whisk together while adding milk at a little at a time until all ingredients are incorporated.

Step 2. Pour cake mixture into the bowl of a rice cooker and set the rice cooker to cook. If you have an automatic rice cooker, you may need to push the button down 2-3 times until your cake is cooked.

Step 3. Cook until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean or the cake has a smooth, dry surface. This should take around 20-25 minutes.

Step 4. Slice and serve with berries and ice cream or maple syrup.

Rice cooker cake


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  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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