Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Serikaya Cake (steam)

Another very soft and moist steam cake. Original cake recipe
can be found in y3k . Try it out...
Below recipe I did some slight changes to suit my taste.

Ingredients

A: 230g butter
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
5 eggs

B: (sieved together)175g plain flour
1 1/2 tsps double-action baking powder

C: 140g condensed milk
150g kaya
125g Horlicks
80g black treacle (replaced by Gula Hitam Browning)
200ml evaporated milk
some macadamia nuts (chopped)

Method:
1. Line and grease a 9" round cake tin. Heat up steamer.
2. Beat butter and vanilla essence in a mixing bowl
until creamy. Add in eggs one at a time.
Gradually add in ingredient (B) and ingredient (C)
alternately until well-combined. Pour into prepared tin
and sprinkle with nuts.
3. Steam for 1.15hr to 1.30hr or until skewer comes out
clean when inserted into cake's centre.

7 comments:

  1. Have seen this recipe in the book, was wondering how's the taste with the combination of kaya and horlick. Looks full of flavour.

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  2. Yes, you must try this one day...very yummy :)

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  3. Esther, where did u buy the Gula Hitam browning from?

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  4. Hi Yew Yen,
    sorry for this late reply. The Gula Hitam browning sauce bought from Anna Phua (No 1 Sims Lane #01-11 Singapore 387355 Tel: (65) 67470069). Go check it out :)

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  5. I steamed the cake last week. I tried the cake when it was cool and it tasted great. Howwever, I noticed that the cake get more damp the next day and there's more moisture the day after... it became soggy and doesn't go down as well as the first day. I wonder why there's moisture built up.

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  6. Sorry for the snail response, I got the Gula Hitam Browning sauce through Anna Phua too.

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