October 27, 2011

Chinese Steam Cake aka Ji Dan Gao

Each time I pay a visit to the Kueh Stall near my mom's house , I will definitely buy the Ji Dan Gao sold in the stall. Ji Dan Gao always have the attraction to make me want to eat it . Without knowing that Ji Dan Gao is so easy to make, I will travel the world  heehee not really , I will travel  to get to the stall , just to buy Ji Dan Gao . Gosh , imagine how much time I have wasted. LOL ...

160g   Self Raising Flour
150g   Castor Sugar
180g   Egg ( weigh with shell )
1/2 tbsp Ovalette
1/2tsp Vanilla Essence


  • Add all ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat at high speed for 7-8 minutes 
  • Pour into a 9" basket lined with baking paper 
  • Using an oiled knife , slice a cross sign on top of the batter 
  • Steam at high heat for 30 minutes . Voila you are ready to serve Ji Dan Gao ... Enjoy 

Recipe adapted from ReeseKitchen
Check out the fluffy texture of the Ji Dan Gao 

I have made this cupcake look alike Ji Dan Gao for Justin and Natalie's breakfast ....

I am submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #12: Traditional Kueh ( October 2011 ) hosted by SSB of Small Small Baker


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