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金瓜糕/Chinese steamed pumpkin cake

Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Skin & cube the pumpkin

    Skin & cube the pumpkin

  2. Step 2

    Steam for 10 mins

    Steam for 10 mins

  3. Step 3

    Mash pumpkin till it resembles like...

    Mash pumpkin till it resembles like...

  4. Step 4

    ...a puree. If there are minor chunky bits left, its okie.

Set aside

    ...a puree. If there are minor chunky bits left, its okie.

    Set aside

  5. Step 5

    Rough chop the dried shrimp

    Rough chop the dried shrimp

  6. Step 6

    Slice shallots finely

    Slice shallots finely

  7. Step 7

    Diced shitake mushrooms

    Diced shitake mushrooms

  8. Step 8

    Oil in pan, add shallots

    Oil in pan, add shallots

  9. Step 9

    Add dried prawns. Cook till fragrant.

    Add dried prawns. Cook till fragrant.

  10. Step 10

    Add shitake mushrooms.

    Add shitake mushrooms.

  11. Step 11

    Salt & pepper

    Salt & pepper

  12. Step 12

    Mix well. Set aside.

    Mix well. Set aside.

  13. Step 13

    Flour, sugar, salt in the wok/saucepan.

Add hot water SLOWLY, bit by bit while stirring at the same time. 

Impt: Stove was NOT switched on at this moment.

    Flour, sugar, salt in the wok/saucepan.

    Add hot water SLOWLY, bit by bit while stirring at the same time.

    Impt: Stove was NOT switched on at this moment.

  14. Step 14

    Stir until you get this goo-ey consistency.

    Stir until you get this goo-ey consistency.

  15. Step 15

    Dump the pumpkin puree & the shrimp/mushroom mixture into the batter.

    Dump the pumpkin puree & the shrimp/mushroom mixture into the batter.

  16. Step 16

    Switch on LOW flame.

Stir till all ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

    Switch on LOW flame.

    Stir till all ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

  17. Step 17

    Put the mixture into pie trays or even ramekins.

    Put the mixture into pie trays or even ramekins.

  18. Step 18

    Into the steamer for 60 mins.

    Into the steamer for 60 mins.

  19. Step 19

    Into the steamer for 60 mins.

    Into the steamer for 60 mins.

  20. Step 20

    Once its done, set aside to cool first.

Garnish with spring onions, chillies & shallots before serving it with chilli sauce.

    Once its done, set aside to cool first.

    Garnish with spring onions, chillies & shallots before serving it with chilli sauce.

  21. Step 21

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Comments

  • Julianna Chew

    Julianna Chew Thanks Anastasia. I'm going to try this. I'd try it on carrot cake and yam cake too (all are vegetarian). 成功了! and those were my first try doing it. I forgot to upload a photo to share it and once again thank you so much for sharing.

    over 7 years ago
  • Anastasia

    Anastasia Awww! Thanks so much for trying out! And i hope you had fun with it! :)

    over 7 years ago
  • Nanz Laurent

    Nanz Laurent Hi Zelciia Thank you so much for the perfect recipe method that you used fantastic this is aha i'm looking for, Thank you for your cooking skills and effort to share this with us... Nanz

    almost 7 years ago
  • NightEvil Lai

    NightEvil Lai Thanks for sharing. Will try it out.

    about 6 years ago
  • Josephine Lim

    Josephine Lim Tks for sharing. Try it out and very successful:-) My kids love it.

    about 6 years ago
  • Anthony Catherine Suen

    Anthony Catherine Suen Thank you for sharing! We love it!

    over 5 years ago
  • Susan See

    Susan See I made this today. Taste very good but find that it's too soft. How do I make it a harder consistency next time?

    over 5 years ago
  • Felice

    Felice Susan, I would guess adding more rice flour!

    over 5 years ago
  • James Santos

    James Santos It's too soft and the rice flour smells so strong...and tasteless.. could it be the pumpkin that is not sweet? What can I

    over 5 years ago
  • Magdalene Goh

    Magdalene Goh Tried cooking it.The texture was just right.

    about 5 years ago
  • Karen Low

    Karen Low like your detailed instructions with photo, will try to do it, hope it will be a successful one!!

    about 5 years ago
  • Low Wanxin

    Low Wanxin If you leave it till next day, it will be harder, this is what the hawker vendor do, bake today, sell tomorrow

    over 4 years ago
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