Ma Lai Koe (Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake)

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flours and custard powder into a large mixing bowl. Stir in sugar; mix. Add melted butter, essence, treacle and milk. Beat in eggs and use a hand whisk to mix until mixture is smooth.
  • Sift in baking powder to combine. Pour batter into a lightly greased 20–22cm round cake tin.
  • Put into a steamer and steam over rapid boiling water on high heat for 30–35 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove steamed sponge from the steamer and set aside to cool completely before cutting into pieces.
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