Ragi Cake with Chocolate Sauce


ragi cake for babies

Ragi Cake with Chocolate Sauce .. Sounds yummy isnt ?

It’s because of my little master Rithvik, I experimented this recipe because it’s healthy and nutritious and can also be taken by adults. I have referred so many food blogs for this recipe and here is my tried out recipe .If you don’t prefer choco sauce , skip that part and enjoy without sauce.

Ragi is rich in iron, calcium and potassium. It is easy to digest , low in fat and gluten free.


ragi cake for toddlers

Ragi Cake with Chocolate Sauce
  • Whole Wheat Flour- 1 cup
  • Finger millet/ragi flour-1/2 cup
  • Powdered Brown Sugar-1 cup
  • Baking Soda-3/4 tsp
  • Cocoa powder -2 tbsp
  • Salt -a pinch
  • Thick yogurt-3/4 cup
  • Milk -1/4 cup + 2 tbsp
  • Any cooking oil -1/4 cup
  • Vanilla essence- 1 tsp
  • Honey-2 tsp
  • For Chocolate Sauce
  • Milk- 2 cups
  • Sugar- 4-5 tbsp
  • Cocoa powder- 4 tbsp
  • Butter- 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence- ½ tsp
  1. Preheat the oven at 180 degree C for 15 minutes.
  2. Sieve ragi flour,wheat flour,cocoa powder,baking soda,salt and powdered sugar.
  3. Mix the milk, vanilla essence and oil to the yogurt+honey mixture.mix these well with the above flour mixture
  4. Pour it in a greased baking tin and bake in a pre-heat oven at 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a tooth pick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  5. Once done, let it remain in the oven for 5-6 minutes. Then remove the cake tin from the oven and transfer the cake to a wire rack.
  6. To Make Chocolate Sauce
  7. Mix together milk, 4 tbsp cocoa powder and sugar well.
  8. Make sure that there are no lumps. Now cook the mixture on medium heat until it starts boiling.
  9. Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat and cook stirring the mixture continuously until it starts thickening and reaches a sauce like consistency.
  10. Turn off the heat, add butter and vanilla essence to the mixture.
  11. Stir well and let it cool completely.
  12. Once the cake cools completely, pour the chocolate sauce over it.
Hope you liked this ragi cake with chocolate sauce. Make it at home and let me know how your little one responded to this yummy cake . Happy Feeding 🙂

About Author

A darling wife of Vijay Varadarajan and a lovely mom to Rithvik. A Biotechnology post graduate, Jayalekshmy quit her job the very next day she became pregnant. Realized her passion for cooking after Rithvik came into their life and now loves to experiment different cuisines. Her other interests are home interior decoration, gardening, internet surfing,a bit photography and whatsaap chatting with her loved ones.


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