September 22, 2008

Puteri Ayu

Recipe: Puteri Ayu香兰公主小蛋糕
Makes: 25
Cake Batter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 150g castor sugar
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 200g all purpose flour (sifted)
Pandan Coconut Milk
  • 100ml thick coconut milk
  • 60ml water
  • 10+ pieces pandan leaves
  • 2 - 3 drops green coloring (optional)
Coconut Topping
  • 200g fresh grated coconut
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp corn starch / tapioca starch
Pandan Coconut Milk
  • 1. Wash and drain pandan leaves. Blend together pandan leaves, coconut milk and water.
  • 2. Strain the pandan coconut milk. Discard residue.
  • 3. Stir in 2 drops of green coloring and set aside the mixture.
  • Coconut Topping
  • Combine grated coconut, ¼ salt and corn starch in a mixing bowl. Mix them evenly. Set aside.
  • Puteri Ayu
  • 1. Heat up steamer. Put eggs, castor sugar and baking soda in a mixing bowl. Whisk until the mixture turns pale.
  • 2. Stir in pandan coconut milk and baking powder.
  • 3. Fold in sifted flour gradually and mix until incorporate.
  • 4. Lightly grease the inside of each cake mold with vegetable oil.
  • 5. Press 2 tsp of coconut topping mixture into each mold.
  • 6. Fill every mold with batter, about 80% full. Stir the batter evenly everytime before you use.
  • 7. When steamer is hot enough, steam the cake over high heat for 10 - 15 minutes until done.
  • 8. Remove cakes from molds and put them on a serving platter. Let the cakes cool completely before serving. Repeat step 5 to step 7 for the remaining batter.
  • Notes
  • When cake is done, the sides shrink slightly away from the mold.
  • Puteri Ayu tastes even better after refrigeration.
  • Store leftover cakes in refrigerator. Do not freeze them.


    1. the name of the kuih is "puteri ayu"? wow

    2. Yeah, the name of the kuih is puteri ayu. I like this kuih so much. My eldest sis like this kuih too. She must be happy if she get this recipe. U like puteri ayu too?

    3. i dunno. haven't try before. but i like the name. hehe.