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Cantonese Steamed Sponge Cake ( Ma Lai Go ) Dim Sum

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Ingredients
  Eggs 2 Large
  Fine brown sugar 120 Gram
  Vanilla pudding powder/Custard powder 10 Gram
  Flour 100 Gram
  Milk 50 Milliliter
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Carbonated water 4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 50 Gram, melted in microwave
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Fill the steamer with water and let it heat.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and mix in the sugar.
3) Mix the flour and vanilla pudding powder together.
4) Sift the flour mixture into the egg mixture. Mix well with the help of a spatula. Ensure that no lumps have been formed.
5) Add the milk, mix well and cover the bowl with a plastic sheet. Let the mixture stand in a cool, dry place till bubbles have formed on the surface.
8) Mix the baking powder with some water and add the mixture to the cake mixture.
9) Next, add the melted butter and mix well.
10) Line the Chinese bamboo steamer basket with a baking paper and pour the batter into it.
11) Place the basket in the steamer, over the now boiling water, and let the cake steam and cook for 20-25 minutes.

SERVING
12) Carefully remove the cake and separate it from the baking paper. Transfer to a serving plate and then serve while still hot, or cool before serving. Cut into wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Language: 
mandarin
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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