Hibiscus Cake



Hibiscus Cake

A sweet cake made with hibiscus condensed milk
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine African
Servings 4 People


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Cupcake Baking Tray
  • Whisk
  • Measuring Cup


  • For the Cake;
  • 75g Unsalted Butter Softened
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • 1 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Cup Soft Flour
  • ½ Tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Tbsp Hibiscus Powder
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
  • For the Hibiscus Condensed Milk Syrup;
  • ¾ Cup Milk
  • 1 Tsp Hibiscus Powder
  • 1 Cup 1 Condensed Milk


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk the butter and sugar until soft and fluffy.
  • Add the egg, buttermilk, whisk and set aside.
  • Mix the flour with baking powder, baking soda, hibiscus powder and pour into the butter mixture.
  • Stir into a smooth batter, then add the vanilla essence and stir in.
  • Grease the mini bundt pans (or any cake pan of your choice) with butter spray and fill ¾ of the pan.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 160c for 20 minutes.
  • Take out and let it cool off completely on a rack.
  • For the hibiscus condensed milk syrup;
  • Mix the milk with hibiscus powder and let it sit for 10 minutes before straining. (turns purple when mixing)
  • Add condensed milk to the strained milk mixture, and stir till it dissolves.
  • Drizzle the hibiscus condensed milk mixture on the cake.
  • Hibiscus cake ready to serve. Garnish with strawberry, raspberry and mint leaves. (optional)


Keyword Cake, Hibiscus

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