Nyonya Cake Recipe

Nyonya Cake is an easy eggless cake recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Nyonya Cakes by following this easy recipe.
Nyonya Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 340 g Rice Flour or Rice Flour (wet)
  • 1-1/2 cup Coconut or Coconut Milk
  • 225 g Sago Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

    For Syrup
  • 425 ml Water
  • 8 Screw Pine Leaves
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence (optional)
  • Red Food Coloring
  • 450 g Sugar
How to make Nyonya Cake:
  • Mix rice flour, sago flour, coconut and salt. Keep it aside.
  • Boil water, vanilla essence, screw pine leaves, and sugar, until the last one dissolves.
  • Set aside the syrup to thicken and then strain.
  • Transfer the hot boiled syrup gradually into the flour mixture, stirring it continuously, till it is well blended.
  • Next, divide flour mixture into two portions.
  • Keep aside one portion, which will be uncolored and mix red color in another portion.
  • Grease a square or round tin.
  • Keep it in a steamer and pour 140 ml of uncolored batter in the tin.
  • Steam each layer for six to eight minutes.
  • Pour alternatively colored and uncolored batter and steam till the mixture is dried up.
  • Always stir the mixture before pouring it for steam. AT the same time, use your fingers to check that the previos layer is cooked, before adding the new one.
  • Cool the cake completely before cutting and serving.