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Water Chestnut Cake

5 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 40MINS

Water Chestnut Cake

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Water Chestnut Cake is one of the popular cakes made during Chinese New Year in Hong Kong and it’s also available in the Guangzhou Chinese dim sum restaurants all year round. Give it a try!
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Anncoo Journal
Hi, I’m Ann Low, from the sunny island – Singapore. I believe that cooking and baking are an art, and I want to share my experiences with everyone in the world. My recipes are quick and easy with a focus on natural ingredients.
http://www.anncoojournal.com/
Water Chestnut Cake is one of the popular cakes made during Chinese New Year in Hong Kong and it’s also available in the Guangzhou Chinese dim sum restaurants all year round. Give it a try!
40MINS
Total Time
$1.68
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Water Chestnut Flour
1 cup
Water Chestnut Flour
Water
3 cups
Water
Rock Sugar
1/2 cup
Water Chestnuts
4
Water Chestnuts, crushed, peeled
Dried Osmanthus Flowers
1 Tbsp
Dried Osmanthus Flowers
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
232
Fat
--
Protein
0.1 g
Carbs
57.6 g
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Hi, I’m Ann Low, from the sunny island – Singapore. I believe that cooking and baking are an art, and I want to share my experiences with everyone in the world. My recipes are quick and easy with a focus on natural ingredients.
http://www.anncoojournal.com/
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step 1
Soak Water Chestnut Flour (1 cup)and Water (1 cup) together, stir well and set aside for later use.
step 2
In a pot, boil Water (2 cups) with Rock Sugar (1/2 cup) together until sugar dissolved. Add dried Dried Osmanthus Flowers (1 Tbsp) to the water and bring to a boil again. Turn off heat and cover pot with lid for 10 minutes. Remove some osmanthus flowers.
step 3
Strain water chestnut liquid (step 1 ) through a fine sieve.
step 4
Bring osmanthus liquid to boil, pour in the chopped Water Chestnuts (4) and stir well. Lower heat and pour water chestnut water slowly into the pot.Stir the mixture as you pour until mixture thickened. Stir the mixture constantly to prevent the batter sticks at the bottom.
step 5
Grease pan (7 x 5 inches) with little oil and pour chestnut paste into it. Steam at high fire for about 25 minutes until cake turns translucent or test it with a skewer inserted comes out clean.
step 6
Leave water chestnut cake to cool before removing it from pan.
step 7
Slice the water chestnut cake with a wet knife, serve immediately or chilled. Enjoy!
step 7 Slice the water chestnut cake with a wet knife, serve immediately or chilled. Enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Asian
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Chinese
Vegan
Vegetarian
Dessert
Quick & Easy
Winter
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