Steamed Rainbow Layer Cake

Recipe by tunasushi
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Combine (A) together and sieve mixture into a large bowl.
  • Combine (B) into a pot and bring to a boil. Slowly add to sieved (A) mixture and stir well.
  • Divide into 12 equal portions and colour each portion to your liking.
  • Get ready a steamer and fill it to the maximum with water. Bring to a rapid boil over high heat.
  • Line a 9inch square tin with cling film.
  • Pour 1 portion of batter into the tin. Cover and steam over high heat for 5-6 minutes or till no longer sticky. Repeat the method, layering it layer by layer as you go on.
  • After the last layer is steamed, steam the entire thing for 20 minutes Remove, let cool and pop out of the tin.
  • Cut with a knife wrapped in clingfilm.
  • PS: always check there is water in the steamer, especially when you are going to let it steam for the 20 minutes.
  • This should be consumed the day it is made as refrigeration ruins its texture.