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Gluten Free Red Poha And Multi Millets Chocolate Cakelets

4.70 from 3 votes

Millets are packed with nutrition. Its challenging to include them in our children's diet nowadays.
These Eggless Multi millets and Red Poha(Flattened Red Rice) chocolate cakelets with a healthy frosting (Chocolate coconut sugar buttercream) are a nutritional and healthy treat for the children.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Served AsBrunch, Snacks
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 12



  • ¼ cup Sorghum cholam / jowar Flour
  • 1/8 cup Foxtail millet thinai / kangni flour
  • 1/8 cup Finger millet ragi / nachni flou
  • 1/8 cup Pearl millet kambu / bajra flour
  • 1/8 cup Red Poha flour finely ground, measured after the Red Poha is ground
  • ¼ cup Cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • ½ cup Coconut sugar +1/8 cup, you can add 1/8 cup more if you don't intend to frost the cakelet
  • ¾ tsp Baking powder
  • ¼ tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Flax egg mix 1 tbsp of flax seed powder with 3 tbsps. of water and set aside for 10 - 15 minutes
  • ½ cup Curd
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ½ cup Olive oil
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract

Chocolate coconut sugar butter cream icing

  • 55 gm Butter unsalted, room temperature
  • ½ cup Coconut sugar finely powdered and sieved, measure after the sugar is powdered
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder unsweetened



  • Prepare Flax Egg and set aside.
  • Sieve all the millets flour, Red Poha flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt (Sift at least 5 - 7 times to get a soft texture)
  • Dissolve coconut sugar in curd, add the flax egg and mix
  • Add vanilla extract, milk, oil to the above mixture and combine well
  • Mix the sifted flour mixture to the wet mixture and fold gently.
  • Preheat oven @180c
  • Place cupcake liners in a muffin tray; fill half of the cup cake liners or food grade silicone cupcake moulds with the batter. Bake @180 for 30 – 35 minutes
  • Allow the cakelets to cool completely.

Chocolate coconut sugar butter cream icing

  • Cream butter using an electric beater for 30 seconds.
  • Add the sugar and beat for another 30 seconds to combine.
  • Add cocoa powder and beat for 30 seconds.
  • Add milk and beat until fluffy and creamier.
  • Once the cakelets are completely cooled, frost them and relish.
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  • Double the ingredients of the frosting if needed.
  • The coconut sugar for the frosting should be finely powdered.
  • The Red Poha should also be finely powdered.
  • Sifting the flour is necessary.
  • The cooking time includes baking time as well the time consumed for preparing the frosting.

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4.70 from 3 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 157 kcal | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0.1 g | Cholesterol: 11 mg | Sodium: 223 mg | Potassium: 105 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 9 g | Vitamin A: 155 IU | Vitamin C: 0.01 mg | Calcium: 63 mg | Iron: 1 mg

Rajeswari Annamalai
Rajeswari Annamalai

Software professional turned into home maker and baker :)

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