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The water cake, aka raindrop cake, that popped up in Instagram feeds last year is still causing causing quite a stir. If you can't find a raindrop cake near you then why not make your own? We found a magical raindrop cake recipe you'll love.
What is raindrop cake?
Raindrop cake is a dish is originally from Japan and is made using water mixed with agar agar. The finished texture of the raindrop cake is a lot like jello but with even more wobble - some have said it looks like a silicon breast implant, something we really don’t suggest you try to eat.
How To Make Raindrop Cake: A Video Recipe
While foodies around the world go crazy for the almost zero calorie dessert, we decided to look at how raindrop cake is actually made and we found an interesting video.
The recipe below shows you how to make a raindrop cake with fruit encased inside, in this case it’s a strawberry but we’re willing to bet you could do a range of different cakes containing a selection of fruits.
The thing you’ll notice is just how easy the raindrop cake is to make: it takes very basic techniques and just a few ingredients. The hardest thing for most will be getting their hands on some agar agar but it's readily available online.
Take a look at the recipe below and have fun making your own raindrop cake at home. Be sure to watch the video that explains how the original raindrop cake is made.
How to make raindrop cake (water cake)