Lapis Legit (Thousands Layer Cake)

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Separate cold egg and cool down to room temperature.
  2. Beat room temperature butter until soften.
  3. Preheat oven 350F.
  4. Grease pan and pre-heated in the oven.
  5. Beat egg yolks and half of the sugar until very fluffy and triple in volume.
  6. Beat egg white and vanilla until soft peak, add the other half of the sugar until peak stiff.
  7. Combine both egg mixtures and add the butter. Mix until incorporated.
  8. Sift in flour, baking powder, and spices. Fold gently.
  9. Switch oven heat to top heat only (broil).
  10. Pour about 100-150 gr batter for the 1st layer and continue with 60-100 gr for the next layer.
  11. Brush each cooked layer with butter.
  12. Bake each layer for around 5-7 minutes or until it's golden brown.