Friday, 14 January 2011

Pandan Cake




Ingredients

5 Pandan (Screwpine) leaves
8 ounces of sugar
8 ounces of self-rasing flour
8 ounces of butter
4 table spoons of coconut milk
1 teaspoon of baking powder
4 eggs
1 pinch of salt

Pre-heat oven to 165C.

To make the Pandan paste, I followed Wendy's instructions because they are by far the best and easiest!!!





First chop the Pandan leaves very finely, you will need approx 1 cup, and whiz it in a blender with a cup of water. Transfer the juice to a jug or glass and let it set in the fridge overnight, the longer you leave it the better.

Remove the liquid, but don't throw it away, just sieve it and keep it in the fridge as it can be used for cooking rice or replacing the coconut milk in this recipe. However, I prefer to use just the paste for the cake.




Mix all dry ingredients + the Pandan paste and add the eggs one-by-one. Last, add the coconut milk (if you want, replace the coconut milk for Pandan juice).



Place the batter in a lightly butter coated baking pan (10 inches), and bake in low heat for approx. 50 minutes or until  tester comes out clean.


Remove from pan and dust with icing sugar or coconut!!!


 I ordered my Pandan leaves from The Asian Cookshop.


8 comments:

  1. Oh! I never had pandan cake...love the color of this cake and the mold that you used...so cute :-)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Love your Blog, will try out the Pandan Cake as I am off to Philippines soon and would love to treat my girlfriend with a nice Pandan Cake, easy to get the fresh leaves there. Keep on writing!!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thanks :) I am quite a novice at blogging!

    ReplyDelete
  4. What a nice cake, the pan you used is awesome, where did you ever find it? I have never heard of pandan before, going to go and research. Thanks for sharing, can't wait to try.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Being born and raised in Brazil I had never heard of it till I came across some amazing Philipino recipes! Thanks for looking :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hello,


    We bumped into your blog and we really liked it - great recipes YUM YUM.
    We would like to add it to the Petitchef.com.

    We would be delighted if you could add your blog to Petitchef so that our users can, as us,
    enjoy your recipes.

    Petitchef is a french based Cooking recipes Portal. Several hundred Blogs are already members
    and benefit from their exposure on Petitchef.com.

    To add your site to the Petitchef family you can use http://en.petitchef.com/?obj=front&action=site_ajout_form or just go to Petitchef.com and click on "Add your site"

    Best regards,

    Vincent
    petitchef.com

    ReplyDelete
  7. You got a very nice foodie blog Dani...love your Pandan cake, I have to try out making one soon=)

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi there!

    My name is Steve Walters and I recently started blogging at http://www.eatingbangkok.com, which is currently being updated with recipes, but in the next few months will be my vehicle for covering the food and restaurant scene in Bangkok Thailand.

    I am now in the process of meeting as many food bloggers as I can and I found your site http://mylaughinggoat.blogspot.com recently and was pretty impressed. I've added your site to my Foodie Blogs list here: http://www.eatingbangkok.com/foodie-blogs/ and would also like to add you to my blogroll.

    If you could add my site to your blogroll and write back to let me know it has been added (foodie [at] eatingbangkok.com) I will add you to mine as well and the exchange would be greatly appreciated!

    As you might imagine I am very excited to get moved to Bangkok and get started on covering the food scene there as I feel it is an area that isn't well covered by English speaking bloggers. I plan on adding loads of great reviews, pictures and even video and will be holding contests as well. It should be fun, entertaining and informative for everyone that visits.

    Thank you so much in advance for adding me to your blogroll and I look forward to reading your posts (I've subscribed!) and maybe even featuring some of your own posts as I do plan on a weekly roundup of Thai themed recipes and posts from other food bloggers.

    Warm regards,
    Steve

    P.S. If you are on Twitter I would love to have you as a follower and I follow back:
    http://www.twitter.com/eatingbangkok

    ReplyDelete