8 Ways to Eat Cake for Breakfast

Photo by: Jennifer Causey
Salvadoran Breakfast Cake (a.k.a. Quesadillas)
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Makes 18

1 cup rice flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 cup butter, ... more 
Photo by: Jennifer Causey
Salvadoran Breakfast Cake (a.k.a. Quesadillas)
Save and print this recipe on Food52.

Makes 18

1 cup rice flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup grated hard cheese, such as parmesan
sesame seeds, to taste

1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
2. Whisk together the rice flour, baking powder, and salt. In the bowl of a standing mixer, cream the butter with sugar. Add eggs, one at a time. Scrape down the sides as needed. Beat in the sour cream, cheese, and rice flour mixture.
3. Spoon into greased muffin tins, filling each one 4/5th of the way up. Sprinkle on the sesame seeds, to taste.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. less 
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Thu, Jun 13, 2013 2:40 PM EDT

Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. More often than not, that translates to eating hearty, healthy standbys like oatmeal or granola. But sometimes you just want cake for breakfast -- and we're here to tell you that's okay, too. The rule: As long as it's not frosted, it's fair game.