Friday, July 24, 2009

Yam Custard Cake

Ingredients for cake:

90 gm. unsalted butter
90 gm. cake flour
100 gm. coconut milk or evaporated milk
80 gm. mashed yam (steamed till soft then mash it)
1/2 tsp. Yam Paste
1/8 tsp. puple / violet colouring
1 egg - lightly beaten
150 gm. egg yolks (1 egg = 20 gm. egg yolk)
250 gm. egg white
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
130 gm. sugar

Fillings: Mix together and stir till smooth. If mixture is too thick, add in a little more milk.

250 gm. Fresh Milk
100 gm. Instant Custard


(1) Melt butter till completely melted down. Stir in cake flour and stir till smooth.
(2) Mash yam and mix with yam paste and colouring. Add in beaten egg and egg yolks.
Stir well and smooth.
(3) Mix butter mixture with egg yolks mixture till well combined.
(4) Whisk egg white with cream of tartar, then add in salt and sugar.
(5) Fold egg white into egg yolk mixture and then pour into two -24 cm x 24 cm x 3 cm tray and bake at 170C for 45 mins.
(6) Sandwich cakes with instant custard fillings.
(7) Sift some snow powder on top of cake , slice and serve.


Fayette said...

Oh my goodness, this looks really good. Please share the recipe, aunty yochana! Thanks :D

Anonymous said...

Aunty, this looks so good! Love yam and chocolate! Is there any recipes that call for chocolate and yam together? heh.

Send my regards to popo.

And i'm going to perth again in september! Let me know if you wanna bring anything to Jo.


Aunty Yochana said...

Hi cui

Mmm...I've not come across the yam and chocolate cake yet but will definitely let u know if I come across it.

thanks ...I will let u know if I have something for Jo..


Reşide said...

How can i find this cake's recipe?


Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty Yochana,

What do u mean by 1 egg = 20 egg yolks ?

Aunty Yochana said...

Hi anonymous

I have made the correction.

1 egg = 20 gm. of egg yolk



Anonymous said...

Hi Aunty

What's Yam paste ? Is it not enough to use just fresh yam ?

Do you know where I can find yam paste in Hong Kong ? I guess there's no substitute = )

Thank you again.


Ube said...

Much appreciate sharing your true and tested yummy cake recipe. I second anonymous, what is yam paste? Thank you much.

kelly said...

thx so much aunty for sharing e recipe! i love yam n will definitely try it soon. can i ask e egg white must be beaten till stiff or jus foamy?

thx alot n God bless!

Celia said...

Hi Anuty

May i know what is instant custard? Is it the same as custard powder