The Sumptuous Cake Noodle Recipe

The cake noodle recipe is a Chinese recipe that is exciting to try at home and get to add a new recipe to your kitchen.

Cake noodle is a kind of food with noodles mixed in the cake, which is a popular snack in China. The cake noodle recipe is a very easy and simple recipe to make. It has a wonderful taste and is suitable for all ages.

Basic Cake Noodle Recipe – Option 1

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb fresh Chinese egg noodles, or any oriental noodle
  • 6 c water to boil the noodles
  • 1/8 tsp sesame oil, or olive oil just enough to keep the noodles from sticking together
  • 2 Tbs peanut oil to fry the noodles, or you can also use vegetable oil

Directions

Step 1

Boil water and add fresh noodles to it.

Step 2

Ensure the noodles are tender but firm.

Step 3

Drain the noodles and rinse them with cool water to stop the cooking process.

Step 4

In a large skillet, put your peanut oil about 3 tbsp and heat it up.  You can use vegetable oil either.

Step 5

Allow the oil to distribute properly before frying the noodles.

Step 6

Mix the noodles with sesame oil so they won’t stick together.

Step 7

Add the mixed noodles to the skillet and distribute them evenly so they can cover the whole bottom part of the pan.

Step 8

Watch as the noodles start browning and when its golden brown, gently flip them without breaking them apart. Leave them to cook on this side until they brown also.

Step 9

When done, remove them from the fire and place them on a cutting board.  Cut them into about 21/2 inch squares.

Step 10

Garnish with your favorite cheese and serve them warm.

Cake Noodle Recipe – Option 2

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups raw wheat noodles
  • 1 cup  shredded Chinese cabbage
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
  • 1 large daikon radish, grated
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2.5cm piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup  shredded Chinese cabbage
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Step 1

Boil a pot of water and cook noodles until al dente, about 6 minutes. Drain the noodles in a colander and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process. Set aside.

Step 2

In a wok or large skillet over high heat, heat sesame oil until hot.

Step 3

Add spring onions and stir for 30 seconds. Then add ginger and garlic and stir for another 30 seconds. Next, add the carrots, daikon radish and soy sauce and stir-fry for 5 minutes. Then, add the Chinese cabbage and stir-fry for another 3 minutes. After that, add noodles and mix well.

Step 4

Add the sugar and stir for about 30 seconds. Then, add vinegar, rice wine, toasted sesame oil, cornstarch, salt and rice vinegar. Mix well.

Step 5

Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 5 minutes. Turn off heat and add sesame oil and stir. Serve immediately.

This recipe can be served as a vegetarian side dish or a main course.

8 Reasons To Make Noodles Cakes

  1. It’s so simple, yet it’s a delicious dessert!
  2. Its easy to make
  3. You can season and spice it as you want
  4. The ingredients are easily available
  5. It’s cheap
  6. You can use it as a topping for cakes, muffins, pies or ice cream.
  7. You can use it as a filling for cakes, pies or cookies.
  8. Frequently asked questions

Final Thoughts On Cake Noodle Recipe

Noodles are a quick fix for anyone especially when you are too hungry to think through a complicated meal.

But like any food that is quick and easy, there are a few things you have to keep in mind when cooking them. This cake noodle recipe, for example, is one of those. So here are some last thoughts on this simple noodle dish:

If you want to make a really good cake noodle, then you need to be careful about the ingredients you use. You can use fresh rice noodles but they are not cheap. You can also use homemade chicken stock but it’s not always possible. So if you can’t find good chicken stock, just use good quality store-bought stock.

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FAQs

How many calories are in a cake noodle?

A 100 gram (2.5 oz) cake noodle has 120 calories and 3 grams of protein. How many calories are in a brown rice noodle?  A 100 gram (3.5 oz) brown rice noodle has 130 calories and 5 grams of protein.

What is cake noodles made from?

The noodles are made from a blend of rice, wheat, and tapioca starches. The noodles have a texture similar to a long grain white rice but have the same flavor as a pasta.

How to make cake noodles?

Cake noodle is made using a process similar to making rice or pasta.  In a food processor, combine the starch with water and process until the starch is dissolved.  The mixture should be thick enough to stick to a spoon when left to sit for a few minutes.  If it is too thick, add more water.  When the mixture reaches the right consistency, remove it from the processor.  Add the seasonings and knead the dough for several minutes.

How to make a ramen noodle inspired cake?

For this recipe, you’ll need a cake mold that will hold at least one cup of batter.  You’ll also need two bowls, a food processor, a large bowl and a rolling pin.  The first bowl is for mixing the ingredients for the cake.  The second bowl is for the noodles.  Set aside. Next, prepare the batter by combining the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, egg yolks and oil in a large bowl.  Mix well to incorporate all the ingredients.  Next, add the egg whites and milk and mix well.  Lastly, fold in the chocolate chips.

How to roll noodle cake?

Next, you’ll need a cake pan that will fit into your oven.  Once you have the pan, it’s time to make the noodle cake.  Use a rolling pin to roll the dough into thin ropes.  Place each rope into the cake pan and press down on the top of the noodles.  Now, set the cake pan in the oven and bake for 20 minutes at 350°F.  Then, take the cake out of the oven.  After it has cooled for a few minutes, remove the noodle cake from the pan and place it on a wire rack to cool completely.

Cake Noodle Recipe - Option 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 lb fresh Chinese egg noodles, or any oriental noodle
  • 6 cups water to boil the noodles
  • 1/8 tsp sesame oil, or olive oil just enough to keep the noodles from sticking together 
  • 2 tsp peanut oil to fry the noodles, or you can also use vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Boil water and add fresh noodles to it.
  • Ensure the noodles are tender but firm.
  • Drain the noodles and rinse them with cool water to stop the cooking process.
  • In a large skillet, put your peanut oil about 3 tbsp and heat it up.  You can use vegetable oil either.
  • Allow the oil to distribute properly before frying the noodles.
  • Mix the noodles with sesame oil so they won't stick together.
  • Add the mixed noodles to the skillet and distribute them evenly so they can cover the whole bottom part of the pan.
  • Watch as the noodles start browning and when its golden brown, gently flip them without breaking them apart. Leave them to cook on this side until they brown also.
  • When done, remove them from the fire and place them on a cutting board.  Cut them into about 21/2 inch squares.
  • Garnish with your favorite cheese and serve them warm.

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