August 14, 2009

Bolu Kukus (Steamed Sponge Cake)

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 4 egg white
  • 250 gram granulated sugar
  • 300 gram flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 175 cc soda water (Sprite/7Up)
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 Tbs cocoa for coloring

  1. Cover approx. 20 tin cups used to steamed the cakes with parchment papers then put them into a steamer pot with boiling water.
  2. Mix egg yolks, egg white, baking soda, sugar and vanilla until they make a smooth batter then put in turns, ½ portion of the flour, ½ portion of the soda water until all of them are used, mix well. Take 5 Tbs of the batter and put it in a separate bowl. Pour in the cocoa and mix well.
  3. Pour the white batter into the tin almost to the top then pour in 1-2 tsp of the cocoa batter on top. Do this until all the batter is used up, ± 20 tin cups.
  4. Close the steamer lid, let it steamed for ± 20 minutes with high temperature. Then use low temperature for another 5 minutes. The cake is ready to serve if it looks like the above picture.

*This recipe for 20 tin cup cakes


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