Steam Velvet Hawflakes Cake
Busy day today! well since yesterday actually! we went to JB in the evening to do our typical monthly grocery shopping and also took Alberto (hb's Argentinian consultant) to dinner in one of the seafood places there... when we got home it was almost midnight and my plans to do ironing early this morning didnt happen cos i was too tired..(excuses excuses hehhe)... i hate ironing! i wish i had another pair of hands to help me but unfortunately both hb and i... we dont really like the idea of having a live in maid...too much hassle...
Well ok.. this is a quick cake that u can prepare on any occasion...hb loves this cake cos of the hawflakes hehhe...oh u can also replace hawflakes with prunes, raisins or even dates... i'm taking this cake to mom's later.. recipe fm KFida..
5 large eggs (cold)
1tsp baking powder
150ml evaporate milk
1/2 tsp salt
100ml corn oil
1tsp essence vanilla
colour of ur choice
Prepare steamer... let water boil
Sieve flour and baking powder in a big bowl. Add in all other ingredients except oil, colouring and hawflakes
Whisk on high speed for abt 8mins or till its fluffy and thick
Using a rubber spatula add in oil... mix till well blended
Divide batter into 5 portions (i weigh abt 200g for each portion).. add in desire colour in each portion
Pour first layer of batter into a greased 8x8 square pan.. place hawflakes and steam for 5-7mins
Followed by the 2nd till the 5th layer. Steam a further 20mins on the last layer (so as to make sure ur cake is fully cook)
Once done... let it cool for 10mins before taking it out of the pan...