October 08, 2015

Steamed Tapioca Cake ~蒸木薯糕

Hi, i am back! But there will be more for me to learn and explore in my new job. 
Time really files, it is October now and its the last quarter of 2015. In this month of October we have Jess from Bakericious as our host for Little Thumbs Up. Her theme for the month is 'Coconut' Come and join us and have fun!!
Last month we was a great month although we have not collected a lot but Zoe and i appreciated your sharing and linked to Little Thumbs Up event. If you have missed the awesome Milo theme recipes, please drop by here

Steamed tapioca kueh

i managed to get yellow tapioca to make this steamed kueh

Lined the steam tray with banana leaves

Ready to steam!!


Pic 1
 Top right to left:
The bitter juice which squeeze out from tapioca; 
After sitting for a while there is a layer of starch leave behind, we need that ;
Add the collected starch and sugar into the grated tapioca.
Bottom right to left:
Add in cream and coconut milk;
Mixed it well;
Pour into the prepared steam tray.

Steamed Tapioca Cake
recipe adapted from Malaysian Cakes and Desserts by Rohani Jelani
makes 1 tray (7x7 inch tray) (i use half of the recipe)

1 kg Tapioca (preferable the yellow type); peeled and grated
220g Sugar
50ml cream (i added)
1 egg, beaten (optional; i omit)
400ml thick coconut milk

To Do: 
1. Peeled and grated the tapioca. Finely grated the tapioca, try to avoid the hard part in the middle of the tuber. After grated, the grated tapioca may weight only 800 gm.
2. To get rid of the bitter juices. Use a muslin cloth to squeeze out or press in a sieve, collecting the juice in a small bowl and keep aside. Let the it sit for 5-10 minutes
 (refer to Pic 1) Carefully pour away the juice and collect the tapioca starch.
3. Add the collected starch and sugar into the grated tapioca and mixed well.
4. Add in coconut milk, cream  and mixed well. 
5. Pour mixture into the prepared steam tray. Leveled the surface with the back of a spoon.
6. Steam with high heat for 30 minutes or until it is cooked.
7. Cut when it is completely cold and serve!


This post is linked to Little Thumbs Up event hosted by
Jess from Bakericious
with her October 2015 theme - Coconut
organised by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids and myself, my little favourite DIY
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Interested to join us?? Just cook or bake with COCONUT and link with us at this post. Please do display this Little Thumbs Up badge and make sure that:
1) Your post must be a current post, preferably within this month
2) Please mention Little Thumbs Up in your post
3) Please also paste the Little thumbs Up badge in your post and link back to BakericiousBake for Happy Kids and me my little favourite DIY

**What is coming up next?? 
We are having Jozelyn from Spice Up My Kitchen, in the next coming event. It is wonderful to have her back again to host in November with her theme MANGO!! 


  1. I never get tired of steamed tapioca cake/kueh ... this is so yummy !

  2. Mui, 我也有木薯糕叻, 不过是烤的。。。我手脚慢, 要等下个星期才能上了!

  3. Mui Mui, this kueh looks nice, and I like the color too.

  4. Hi Mui Mui, this is one of my favorite kuih.. Yours look so good, well done.

    Have a nice day,regards.


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