Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Yam Cake

preparing the yam paste & sponge cake

slice yam cake ready to serve =P

Ingredients for Sponge cake:

5 eggs
100 gm. sugar
120 gm. cake flour
1/4 tsp. vanilla essence
a pinch of salt
90 gm. melted butter

Yam Fillings:

500 gm. Yam - steam and mashed into puree
100 gm. sugar
300 gm. coconut milk
100 gm. whipped cream


(1) Sponge cake: Whisk eggs and sugar with high speed until light and fluffy.
(2) Fold in flour and melted butter.
(3) Pour into an 8" square pan and bake at 175C for about 30 to 35 mins.
(4) Slice cake into 3 layers.
(5) To make filling: sugar over medium heat till sugar is dissolved. Add in yam puree, coconut milk. Stir till almost dry. Leave to cool.
(6) Place 1 layer of sponge cake onto a cake board.
(7) Spread 300 gm. yam mixture on top and spread till evenly distributed.
(8) Cover the yam mixture with a layer of sponge cake.
(9) Spread cake with 100 gm. of whipped cream.
(10) Cover with the 3rd layer of sponge cake.
(11) Chill in fridge.
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