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Upgrade Your Tea Time: Make Bakery-Style Cake Rusks!

Cake Rusk

A delicious double baked cake bar for breakfast or teatime. Cake Rusk are light golden brown and crispy in taste and texture. A quick but perfect breakfast with Cake Rusk, goes well with tea or coffee. Follow my Cake rusk recipe to make these cake rusk at home. Enjoy!!

Check it out the Cake Rusk recipe here!!

Cake Rusk recipe
Photo: Cake Rusk Recipe


[one_fourth]Prep Time: 2 hours[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 20  [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Difficult [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (120gm)
    1 tsp. baking powder
    pinch of salt
    1/2 cup butter or margarine, at room temperature (113gm)
    3 eggs, at room temperature
    3/4 cup finely grinded or caster sugar (150gm)
    1 tsp. vanilla essence
    a few drops of yellow color

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 6 dozen

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Step 1

Take a glass bowl, dissolve yeast in the lukewarm water.

Step 2

Add 1 teaspoon of sugar in the yeast and keep aside.

Step 3

In another glass bowl, mix together the flour salt and cardamom seeds

Step 4

Then add the oil. Add the 3/4 cup sugar.

Step 5

Stir in the eggs. Add 1 cup of warm water

Note: You may add a little first and then add as per need later.

Step 6

Add the dissolved yeast which you prepared in step 2.

Step 7

Knead this mixture thoroughly

Note: Add warm water as needed to adjust the consistency of the dough)

Step 8

Smear the dough with some oil and keep aside in a warm place.

Step 9

The dough will rise in about 2 hours.

Step 10

Spread the dough in and cut 1 inch long , 1/2 inch wide and 1/2 inch thick pieces.

Step 11

Take a greased oven tray and set the pieces in the tray.

Step 12

Preheat an oven to 200 degree C.

Step 13

Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or and until dry and light brown. Delicious Cake Rusk is ready to serve. ENJOY!!



  1. If they still don’t feel as crispy as you would want, after they have cooled completely, turn the oven on.
  2. Let it heat to 180 degree C.
  3. Then turn it off and put the rusks on a baking sheet and put it back into the oven.
  4. Close the oven door and let them stay in there for about half an hour with the oven off.

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  • Serve with tea or a glass of milk.

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If you like  Cake Rusk recipe and make it then let me know your feedback by commenting below.


Noreen says:

In cake rush recipe plz tell the exact amount of yeast how can measure the sachet of yeast tell in grams or spoons thanks

aslam-o-alakum noreen, sorry for the late response, its been real busy here! I used a 7 gm sachet. one packet equals = 2 1/4 teaspoons yeast = 7 grams or 1/4 oz.
hope this helps 🙂

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