Astra Rulang Cake / Semolina Cake
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Astra Rulang Cake / Semolina Cake

Astra Rulang Cake / Semolina Cake

An age old recipe from the south of Asia that has largely been unchanged since its origin. A snack made usually during traditional celebrations and occasions, Sri Lanka’s Rulang Cake is one tasty delight enjoyed most by children. Although eaten as a snack, the semolina cake can easily be served as desert. A drizzle of sweet caramelised sugar is an unbeatable topping for the cake. Here’s how you make it!

An age old recipe from the south of Asia that has largely been unchanged since its origin. A snack made usually during traditional celebrations and occasions, Sri Lanka’s Rulang Cake is one tasty delight enjoyed most by children. Although eaten as a snack, the semolina cake can easily be served as desert. A drizzle of sweet caramelised sugar is an unbeatable topping for the cake. Here’s how you make it!

  • Preparation time
     
    10 minutes
  • Ready In40 minutes
  • Servings
     
    10 portions
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 300 grams of semolina
  • 300 grams of sugar
  • 100 grams of Astra
  • 3 eggs
  • 50 grams of milk powder
  • 50 grams of cashew nuts chop coarsely
  • 10 grams of baking powder
  • 10 ml of vanilla essence

Nutritional values (per serving)
 

Nutritional information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate

Instructions

  1. Pour in rulang (semolina), half of the measured sugar, milk powder, baking powder and cashew nuts. Mix it with a large spoon until the mixture is evenly distributed.
  2. Then add Astra and the eggs, one at a time, until you’ve added three eggs. Next, add the vanilla essence and mix it well.
  3. Line the baking tray with oil paper. Then, pour mixture into a baking tray and bake at 200C for about 25-30 minutes.
  4. Now, on a separate pan, dissolve the other half of the sugar and 2 cups of water to make a syrup.