Our Cinnamon and Raisin Rice Cakes are very simple, full of energy and great tasting. You can straight away see why the professional cyclists love them. They are easy to wrap for your back pocket, freezable and very easy to change up the recipe to make your perfect training snack.
Add your rice and water to a pan and cook until a creamy, soft consistency. If the rice is still a bit hard after all the water has gone, just keep adding a little more until you get the correct consistency.
While the rice is still hot add the coconut oil. This will melt but later help the cakes to set.
Then add your sugar, cinnamon, vanilla bean paste and raisins. Give it all a good stir.
Cover a tray bake tin with cling film making sure it over hangs on all sides. Then spoon all the rice mixture in and push down to firmly compact. Fold over the over hangs of cling film to encase the big block of rice mixture.
Place this in the fridge, preferably over night. This will help it firm up nicely and make it much easier to cut. You should then be able to cut the recipe into about 12 cakes and individually wrap them in tin foil to place in your back pocket.
Our Duo Bars were actually originally based on this rice cake concept. Trying to create an alternative to this cyclist’s favourite, but with that longer shelf life. Our Duo Bar offers 40g of carbohydrates. It is split in half, one for ease of consumption but also so you can monitor how many grams of carbohydrates you are putting into your body. Each side delivers 20g of carbohydrates, making it easy to calculate a fuelling plan.
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