Homemade Cake Rusk with Chai, a perfect combination. It is one of the most popular Indian tea-time snack. They are crunchy, buttery and Cardamom flavored.
3/4 cup All Purpose Flour
1/4 cup Wheat Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Baking soda
Salt, a pinch
1 cup sugar, powdered
1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup Butter, room temperature
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 8-inch square pan with oil or line it with a parchment/baking paper.
In a bowl, sieve all purpose flour, wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom powder and salt. Keep it aside.
In a large mixing bowl, add butter and sugar. Beat till it becomes smooth and creamy.
Add in the eggs, one by one and beat the whole mixture till it comes to a smooth consistency.
Add in the vanilla extract and mix.
Now add the dry ingredients slowly into wet ingredients. Beat for 2 minutes till it looks smooth.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
Bake the cake for 25-30 minutes.
Remove from oven and let it cool for 10 minutes. Cut the cake into half and then cut the each half into thin slices.
Preheat the oven to 300F, line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Place the cake slices on the baking tray, leaving some space between them.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, flip the rusks to bake the other side.
Put the tray back into the oven and bake again for 10-12 minutes until they look golden brown.
Allow the cake rusk to cool completely.
Once cooled, the rusks will be crunchy and crispy.
Store them in an airtight container.
Enjoy the cake rusks with hot cup of Chai!