9 Layer Cake
Well known for its nine distinctive colours, this popular steamed cake also known as ‘Jiu Ceng Gao’ in Chinese or ‘Kueh Lapis’ in Malay, is a pleasure to both the eyes and palate. Smooth rich texture accompanied by the delicious blend of coconut and pandan flavour, this old time favourite is sure to get your taste buds beckoning for the next bite.
You can now recreate your very own version of this traditional 9 Layer Cake! Don’t be put off by the multiple layers; making this colourful treat is not tedious at all. But rather, it’s a process that requires patience. Each layer needs to be treated with tender care and delicacy to make it extra special. Nothing beats seeing layer after layer of brightly coloured hue set on top one another till it forms that striking block of chewy sweet goodness.
The uniqueness of this recipe is its flexibility – get your inner artist working and personalize each layer of colour to your own liking. Enjoy this classic snack in one bite, or have a little fun savouring layer by layer of that soft chewiness. This vibrant layered cake is a nostalgic treat for both the little ones and the young at heart to enjoy.
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|160g tapioca flour|
|150g rice flour|
|1litre coconut milk|
|5pandan leaves (knotted)|
|Food coloring (red, blue, green and pink)|
|7inch square tin|
|1pandan leaf ( cut into 3cm lengths)|
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