Tips for Making Cakes with a Rice Cooker

Have you ever wanted to make the perfect cake for your friends or family? Today's advanced rice cooker technology can make your baking dreams come true! DienmayXANH.com has everything you need to know for selecting and using the right rice cooker for creating delicious cakes.

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How to Choose a Rice Cooker

The electronic rice cooker is a popular choice due to its easy-to-use control panel. It utilizes 2 or more heating plates (bottom and body, or with an extra pot lid in high-end models), resulting in a longer cooking time compared to a mechanical pot. Baking with an electronic rice cooker may require an additional 10 to 15 minutes.

Electronic rice cookers usually take longer to bake cakes than mechanical ones
Electronic rice cookers usually take longer to bake cakes than mechanical ones

The electric rice cooker, with its affordable price and ease of use, is suitable for most consumers’ budgets. Apart from cooking rice, it also offers additional features such as cooking porridge, soup, steaming, and even making cakes. The cooking time of a mechanical cooker is fast due to the heating plate at the bottom of the pot, powered by a large electric capacity. This allows you to quickly bake or steam cakes without the need for a long wait like an oven.

The electric rice cooker is a cheaper and more convenient solution for making cakes
The electric rice cooker is a cheaper and more convenient solution for making cakes

How to Make Cakes with a Rice Cooker – Pizza

To make baked goods at high temperatures like pizza, ice cream, etc., it is recommended to choose a rice cooker with a non-stick inner pot. This prevents the cake from sticking to the pot while baking at high temperatures.

Make delicious pizza with a rice cooker
Make delicious pizza with a rice cooker

Cake

When making cakes, the rice cooker can serve as a mold for pouring the cake mixture directly into. It’s best to choose a non-stick pot. If you don’t have a non-stick pot, you can follow these steps to prepare the pot:

– Brush a layer of cooking oil on the surface of the inner pot.

– Sprinkle dry flour to cover the surface.

– Invert the pot to remove excess flour.

Then you can bake the cake in the rice cooker.

Can make cake with rice cooker
Can make cake with rice cooker

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cakes can also be made in a rice cooker. Before pouring the chocolate mixture into the pot, it’s recommended to brush a thin layer of cooking oil on the bottom to prevent the sugar from burning and ensure the cake turns out well.

Cooking chocolate cake with a rice cooker is not inferior to a microwave oven
Cooking chocolate cake with a rice cooker is not inferior to a microwave oven

Flan

Flan requires careful preparation to retain its softness. It’s advisable to use a pot with iron material as it conducts heat from the relay well, speeding up the cooking process.

Custard Cake

For sponge cakes, it’s recommended not to pour the egg powder mixture directly into the pot as it may result in an unappetizing cake. Instead, use a metal mold coated with a thin layer of oil to pour the mixture into. Place the mold inside the rice cooker and start cooking to ensure a soft and fluffy cake.

Use a rice cooker to make sponge cake
Use a rice cooker to make sponge cake

Brownies

Baking brownies in a rice cooker requires a specific cooking process. Preheat the rice cooker by switching it to the cook mode for 10 minutes before pouring in the flour mixture. When the rice cooker switches to the warm mode, switch it back to the cook mode for an additional round of cooking. Finally, leave the cake in the warm mode for approximately 20 minutes to ensure it is fully cooked.

Making brownies more complicated
Making brownies more complicated