Steamed cake vs Oven Baked
I choose to steam the cake over baking it. What about you?
Baked cake is dense and a bit dry unlike the steamed cake, which is light moist and fluffy, that is my experience in my cake making journey.
Would you like to share your views and experience?
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Beside steamed Banana Cake, I shared recipes on Steamed Peppermint Orange layered Cake, Steamed Pandan Layer Cakes and the most popular Super Moist Steamed Chocolate cake.
Here I would to highlight my Irresistible Super Moist Steamed Chocolate Cake which is a hit even at my charity cooking demo at Ti-Ratana, Penchala, PJ, Spastic Centre, PJ and Shelter Home.
A sure keeper!
Updated on 9th September 2014, Steamed another Banana Cake using Clabber Girl baking Powder (strongly recommended by our famous Chef William Tan) You may join his fanpage. for interesting recipes.
Steamed Banana Cake with Clabber Girl Baking Powder and w/o CG
The results - The cake is more spongy and soft with Clabber Girl Baking Powder. My family love it! So do U!
Sieved flour mixture with flour, cinnamon powder, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
Best to use slightly over ripped bananas
Mashed bananas with vanilla essense.
Steamed banana Cake is ready.
I added cinnamon powder and rum to give that extra oomps to the cake! The result is just marvelous!
Here are the bakes that I added Cinnamon powder - Apple Butter Cake, Carrot Walnut Cake and Cottony Baked Cheesecake.
Recipe adapted from Oriental cuisine Issue 103 with some modification.
80 gms brown sugar (I used 60gms)
1/8 tsp salt (I omitted)
65gm corn oil
200gm mashed banana
1/4 tsp vanilla essence (I used 1 tsp)
1 tbsp of rum
Flour ingredients - Sieve together
100 gms plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp of cinnamon ( I love the aroma of cinnamon)
- Fill up sufficient water in a steamer, grease the baking pan. (I used 7inch sq tin)
- Whisk ingredients A with electric mixer till fluffy, add in ingredient B to blend and mix well.
- Add in flour mixture and mix till well combined.
- Pour the mixture to the cake pan and steam for 15 to 20 mins till cooked.
- Test to see if skewer inserted comes out clean and remove cake from hot steamer. Leave to cook before cutting into slices.
Friendly Tips -
Make sure the steamer is at a rolling boil before putting the cake in.