Hello darlings, here's the chocolate version of Condensed Milk Cake. I’d say you probably don’t need to cook that long. Thank you so much for your kind feedback! Hi CultureClash03! Fyi, I used Bensdorp cocoa powder, canola oil, Callebaut Dark Couverture No.811, and Japanese kotobuki flour from Nippon flour mills. I have never used sugar substitute so I am not sure how it will be… for other recipes, I’ve received some comments that they work to replace sugar, but the recipes may be savory one. Though I did tweak it a bit. . Hi, I would love to try. But thanks for sharing! . Secondly, have you tried steaming in the instant pot? :0, Well demonstrated recipe! I cover the lid on top to steam and the lid is wrapped with a towel so the condensation won’t drop to the steamed cakes. Hi Teo! Hi Teo! I’ll attempt again, would so love to make it work for me! Or they have to be sitting in water, Hi Monica! Hmm maybe it has more dry ingredients (less moist) or over-mixed. I made the green tea steamed cakes 3 times already(the recipe is beyond cute-4 little ones) and I just made the cocoa ones this morning and used yogurt instead of milk. All-purpose flour is 中力粉 churikiko. Or can I just put it in the ramekin without the cupcake liners? I live full time in an RV with my family and we only have a gas hob and grill, so I have been looking for a way to make cake without an oven. They should help to unmold once you finished cooking. You. Also, we just started to shoot videos, so check out my recent Castella video recipe. Family enjoyed it. , This was easy to make and super tasty!! Yes, you can. Feel free to ask me any questions. Was there enough steam circulating in the steamer? Hi Sling! You won’t find ‘Sugar’ in this recipe. Don't over mix. Hi Victoria, Thank you so much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback. Hi Nami! My almost two year old loved it! Hi! You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. This cake … Is it because I substituted all purpose flour with cake flour that’s why it failed??? Very much helpful. Maybe I should mention that Japanese steamed cakes are not sweet like cupcakes or muffins. If so how many minutes and NPR would you suggest. Enjoy it sooner (like in 1-2 day) if you keep in fridge. Hi Naomi, I have tried the recipe but it did not turn out well. My first thought was steamed longer, but I’m not 100% sure. The new images were added in April 2017. Thx! Hope you enjoy cooking Japanese food at home! I like that you added chocolate chip, cranberries, and walnut – it sounds really good!! Arigato for your feedback! Hi. Hi Kathleen! I am not sure why the cake becomes rubbery… maybe you over mix (it becomes tough) or overcooked? Each stovetop, frying pan, cups… they are all different, and those affect cooking time.. Hi Kay! Did you put the cloth on the lid, making sure the condensation won’t drop onto the steamed cake? As long as there is water, it won’t burn. Hi Yyumi! Possible you overcooked it? Pour into the flour mixture and beat well with an electric whisk until smooth. This condensed milk cake is similar to pound cake but has a lot more to offer. So happy to hear your children enjoy this recipe! I hope I can try that one day… thank you for your kind feedback! Hi Vanessa! Must try it and find out! I’ve tried making the basic steamed cake but added dried blueberries, it does not tastes as fluffy as the chocolate ones. Add chocolate chips and mix until combined. Probably 1-2 days in a cool place. Hi! That’s because ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste) and Condensed Milk contain a lot of Sugar. I’m sorry it didn’t come out well. I hope I don’t do any mistake on my next try , Hi Albert! You made me really happy. For sweet steamed cakes, you can add vanilla extract. Craving for a freshly baked cake but ran out of flour? Hello, Thank you for the recipe. My toddler has cow’s milk allergy. Is it possible to substitute white flour with rice flour since I’m allergic to white flour. Hello Gracey! Serve warm or at room temperature. . Thanks! However, homemade steamed cakes are equally delicious and you can play around with various flavors. . Not enough sugar, but otherwise a really great recipe! Hi Nami, Thanks for the recipe! I think it’s the same thing. Tomorrow I’ll be making the cheese version. I apologize for my late response. I bake occasionally and am still learning, so as you see in my Dessert page, you won’t see too many cakes. I tried making the chocolate cake version and it turned out alright . . I’ve tried the chocolate steamed cake and the result turned out amazing! In the late 1980s, convenience stores in Japan started to sell Cheese Mushi-pan (チーズ蒸しパン) and Chocolate Mushi-pan (チョコ蒸しパン) that became really popular. I remember being addicted to Cheese Mushi-pan. The Japanese steamed cakes are made with very simple ingredients: flour (all-purpose flour or cake flour), baking powder, eggs, milk, sugar, and neutral-flavored oil (such as vegetable oil). Does it fit into the steamer? How bad is it? … However, once I remove the cake from the pot, it starts shrinking. Happy New Year! It turned out amazing. But I don’t know what the original texture should be. Hope you enjoy! Hi Constance! How to prevent the steamed cake from sticking to the liner? So happy to hear your steamed cake turned out well. xo. Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 4, 2011. I saw your recipe and was immediately tempted to make some. It made my day!! With the method I provided in the link above, you get pretty close to how you measure with a kitchen scale. Place the glass ramekins in the boiling water and cook covered on the lowest heat for 8 minutes. !my hubby like it..thanks for all of ur idea..i really like the easy way you present you receipes..gonna try one by one..good luck,Arigato..!! Melt butter in a saucepan, add oil, evaporated milk and sugar; stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. This is one of my favourite recipes when I haven’t got much time but want to present something which is not as usual as a sponge cake or similar things. I’ve never made a big one like how Chinese steamed cake is made… so I cannot tell the steam timing or measurement for it. I’d suggest 1/4 tsp or just a drip from the bottle. I’d suggest to use cubes of Japanese sweet potatoes (Satumaimo) in basic steamed cake, and see how it is. Did you measure your ingredients by scale or cup? Just a few doubts. I am a beginner, and your recipes really help me. Hi, I wanted to ask if you can increase the recipe and make this in one big cake pan rather than as cupcakes? all the best, and thanks again for the recipe. Hi Lajjue! Thank you Charlotte! . ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup cake flour 2 tsp. Hi Situ! Thank you so much for trying my recipes for all these years! Did you cover the lid with the towel? I haven’t tried it but I think you can do that. I did have to steam them for close to 30 minutes each though, is that because the heat was too low? if you don’t have ramekins. The condensation might drop on the steamed cake, so make sure to wrap the lid. We can do it in a steamer, but ideally, we want to conduct heat gently, which is why we use the water bath method. Hi Gail! For some reason, the double chocolate cupcakes were dry; however, still very flavorful. The steamed cakes will be soft and spongy again! I’m so happy to hear yours came out well. I follow the recipe strictly and don’t understand how it could have turned out wrong. As my partner doesn’t like corn I left the corn out and used a bit more cheese instead. but wish me luck all the same. Where are they listed in your recipe index? Thank you for your kind words! Hola, se puede hacer en vaporera sin el uso del ramekinsde vidrio? chocolate, granulated sugar, evaporated milk, sweetened shredded coconut and 5 more Steamed Moist Chocolate Cake Bakericious caster sugar, vanilla extract, butter, baking soda, eggs, milk and 6 more Please give it a try and let me know how it goes. What do you think? They’re amazing, but a little not sweet enough my taste since no chocolate chips. Cover the lid with a kitchen towel to prevent condensation (please don’t skip!Fill a large frying pan with water about ½ inch (1.3 cm) deep. . Wish I could help, but it’s hard to tell as I wasn’t there…. 6 Combine caramel pandan syrup, evaporated milk, beaten egg, melted butter, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl, mix well. Hi Shi, Pumpkin or Sweet potato puree Wholemeal steamed cake sounds delicious! I got raves already from my friends. Hello Nami, your steam cake looks easy and delicious. It’s a no oven cake just a steamed one which makes life easier. I hope you give it a try! Unlike store-bought cakes, there are no preservatives and additives. . I’m so glad to hear all three types came out well! xo. Instructions. Insert a wooden skewer to see if it comes out clean before you remove the steamed cake from the steamer. You could use a heat-resistant bowl or something too… Does loaf pan will fit in the pan AND you can close the lid properly? Hi Nami, just wondering can I use normal muffin tin to steam? , Hi Wendy! They are so soft after steamed but they turned really hard like kueh after taken out of the steamer and left outside for a while. Hope this helps! Thank you!!! And the texture of the cake s hard and chewy. The eggs that I used are about 67g each. I have a question about these steamed cakes though. it’ll take a little more time to cook/steam than water bath method. Can we use those kind for cooking? You know when you microwave steamed buns, and take out and wait for a few minutes, it gets really hard? Not smooth surface – did you cover the lid with towel? However, the flavor and texture will be different. Thank you for trying this recipe and I’m sorry yours didn’t come out well. When you over-mix, it won’t become fluffy and end up with dense texture. Please give it a try and let us know. hello Ms. Nami. Maybe change the brand of liner? ???? Thanks! Do you think that maybe banana is just something too moist for this way of preparing little cakes? xoxo. Hi Nicole! Hope you enjoy(ed) the recipe! Evaporated milk is a Pinoy kitchen staple. I’m so happy to hear that. AP and cake flour is not the same but you can make homemade cake flour using AP and corn starch: http://simmerandboil.cookinglight.com/2015/06/09/all-purpose-flour-vs-cake-flour-whats-the-difference/, hey can i use the same method for a big cake also can u use cakes tins instead of glass cups, Hi Jawairya! I wanna ask if i need to make chocolate mushi pan for about 20 pcs or more. Thanks Laura. The baking powder was not fresh anymore. So happy to hear your family enjoyed this recipe! , Is it possible to steam cup cakes in a traditional steamer? I do not like to recommend using the muffin tray and steam method, but I had never tried it so I might be wrong, it might be the matter of steaming time. I’d love to hear about your variations and results in the comments! I’d like to help but need more info. So happy you liked this recipe. All your recipes looks soooo amazing and I’m gonna try them out one by one! I have subtitiuted sugar with 1.5tbsp honey and the cake is great, soft and fluffy. . But if you steam properly, it stays soft? Would it work in a loaf pan? Oh! Looks like this: https://www.google.com/search?q=vegetable+oil&rlz=1C5CHFA_enUS727US727&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwisyt_PvI3WAhXCiFQKHfCsCGIQ_AUICygC&biw=1722&bih=950, I tried your recipe and its seriously delicious and very soft. My Basic Steamed Cake recipe below is the standard where you can adapt to sweet or savory as you please. Add sugar and mix well. Thank you for this recipe. Thank you for such an easy and quick recipe . . If you pack 1/2 cup with flour, your flour will be more than my 60 g. You have to fluff up the flour, spooon flour into the cup, and level off (this is how you measure flour with measuring cups). I use an American large egg, which is roughly 50 grams. Hi Nikki! Hi Yyumi! And yes, you can use self raising flour. Although sweetened with only a can of condensed milk… Hi, may i ask what kind of vegetable oik do we use? . So your steam recipe is wonderful, even I can make it haha.. Hi Diem! STEAMER: You can also use a regular steamer, but the cooking time will be slightly longer than my method here. Thank you Nami, HI Emali! I have used both canned corn or frozen ones. My kids love these too! If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. Was the water almost gone? We’re sorry to hear that it didn’t come out well. We hope your baby enjoys it! It is not fluffy and does not look cooked even after I steamed for more than 1 hour. I made the chocolate ones. Hi Michi! Perfect! Thanks for trying this recipe! Congrats on your new IP! Hi Vickie! xo. I didn’t cover the lid with a kitchen towel cause my lid was in a dome shape. Hi Sandra! i tried your mushi pan corn cheese but i dont have cheddar cheese so i just put corn and i love it. https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/recipes-using-evaporated-milk How to Render Perfect White Lard from Pork Fat, How to Cook Small Sago Pearls-Translucent & Chewy, Simple Version Caramel Nian Gao (a.k.a. I’m so excited! If you need more sweet potato flavor, you can steam small amount of sweet potatoes (microwave or boil) and mash it and add to the batter. The biggest difference between these cakes and muffins is that these delicious little treats are steamed instead of baked. Hi Hikmah! Your photo seems to make the milk look a lot more than just 2 tablespoons. How can I prevent it? However, it has a bitter after taste so I ended up not consuming it. Increase the cooking time based on the size of your loaf pan. In Japan, an oven in the kitchen is not a common thing, so you can relate the cooking style to Japanese ones while American (Australian too?) Please read my disclosure policy for details. Might need adjustment with amount. I put the cake mixture in a square dish measuring 5″x5″ and added choc chips, cranberries & walnut. I am thinking of making this for my 11 month old baby. I love this recipe and want to try it as soon as I can, but may I ask – how long will these cakes last on the shelf in a hot climate? I loooove anko…. It was very quick and easy! Nami-san! I know you said you won’t make it anymore, but I’m really curious 1) any substitute you made that I don’t know of? Even though at first I was not sure about steaming, The cakes turned out great. But then I tried to experiment with some mashed banana added in the dough and it was such a failure! Serve warm or at room temperature. >_<. I haven’t tried it yet though. Hi Nami, I wanted to let you know I made the cakes last evening with my daughter. Not sure how you steam it, but maybe steam for less time? Don’t worry about cooking time if your steamed cake came out delicious. Only possible difference yours and mine are flour and egg. Is it supposed to be sticky? . . Thanks for the wonderfully easy recipe. Hi Nami, after I tried your green tea cake I tried your chocolate cake too. my girls really liked it. Amp up your next meal with one of these easy evaporated milk-based recipes. Does it fit well in the steamer? Merry Xmas and greetings from Bundaberg, Australia! Will it still taste good? Thanks so much for this recipe! . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HMZ5Dt-Qag&t=. So sorry for my late response. I think you can – with cupcake liners? Hi Albert! Hi, I just made these yesterday…but made variations to make them eggless. Thanks again! , I just had another thought – I think I’ll make these again with anko (red bean paste) in the middle!