Have you tried Half Cake Mandazi Recipe? I’m sure it’s a big yes because who doesn’t want to eat half the cake or even the whole cake but with less guilt? Mandazi or ‘maandazi’ is a Swahili word and it means ‘half-cooked’. Yes, you got it right, it is the softest doughnut ever. Mandazi or also known as ‘half bread’; is a Kenyan snack that has been gaining popularity in recent years.
It is no secret that the sugar content in conventional cakes is out of this world. This is why a lot of health conscious folks prefer alternatives. The Half Cake Mandazi recipe is a great option that replaces the white refined flour with whole spelt flour to add fiber, protein, and nutrients to your favorite snack or dessert.
To say it straight, they are delicious. When fully cooked, the doughnuts will be crispy, and they taste like a jam-filled doughnuts. The process of making mandazi is very simple and you won’t probably need any special utensils to prepare the dish.
What ingredients to use Half Cake Mandazi Recipe?
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 150 ml milk
- 6 tbsp olive oil or cooking oil
- 1 tsp cardamon
- 1 egg
- Oil for frying
6 Steps to make a Half Cake Mandazi
- Mix flour, baking powder, and cardamon.
- Whisk sugar, oil, milk, and eggs into smooth butter.
- Add the butter to the previous flour mix and knead to a soft dough then cover for 1hr at room temperature.
- Divide the dough into ball portions and roll out then cut into desired shapes.
- Fry them in oil on medium heat until golden brown then removes and drain on a paper towel.
- When cool serve with tea or juice.
These are a perfect snack to have with tea when you’re craving something sweet and savory. The dough is made from half bread flour and half cake flour, which makes it delightfully soft and a little bit sweet. You can’t tell that it’s not all cake flour unless you taste it, and then it’s hard to believe that it’s not all cake flour!
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