When mentioning to Mount Fuji sponge cake, you may think it came from Japan. However, the ingredients, such as coconut milk, and pandan leaf extract, used in this cake, are not typically in Japan. Instead, this cake is one of the most popular snacks in Vietnam, which is made with sugar, flour, and eggs. If you are looking for a healthy and easy bake for your next party, give it a try.
Vietnamese Mount Fuji Sponge Cake Recipe: Very Easy To Prepare
A. Sponge Cake
- Wheat flour: 40 g
- Corn starch: 35g
- Small eggs: 3 eggs
- Sugar: 50g
- Non-sugar fresh milk: 20g
- Vegetable oil: 25g
- Vanilla powder: 1 tube
- Lemon juice: ½ teaspoon
- Salt: ¼ teaspoon
B. Pandan Coconut Pastry Cream
- Fresh pandan leaves: 50g
- Chicken egg: 1
- Tapioca flour: 20g
- Wheat flour: 25g
- Sugar: 40g
- Butter: 40g
- Coconut milk: 60g
- Concentrated milk: 30g
- Fresh milk: 20g
- Scraped, steamed coconut meat: 60g
A. Making The Sponge Cake
- Mix 3 egg whites with a little salt and whip until they are foamy; you add ½ teaspoon of lemon juice. Keep whipping until the foam of the egg whites are smooth; gradually add 50g of sugar to it. Continue whisking until soft peaks formy. Then, add the egg yolks and whip evenly.
- Put 25g of vegetable oil, 25g of fresh milk, and one tube of vanilla powder in a bowl and stir the mixture.
- Pour all the above mixture into the beaten eggs and whip on low speed for several seconds.
- Mix 40g of wheat flour and 35g of corn starch. Melt half of the mixture into the bowl and whip for several seconds with a spoon.
- Once the flour is evenly mixed, place it in a bowl and steam it
Note: Leave the water boiling and then add the flour to steam for 35 to 40 minutes. To prevent steaming water, cover the steamer with a clean cloth and steam with medium heat.
- When the cake is done, remove from the steamer. Run a knife around the inside of the bowl, place a plate on the cake, and turn the cake upside down. So, you got the cake on the plate.
B. Making The Pandan Coconut Pastry Cream
- Grind 50g of pandan leaves with 150g of water and then filter the pandan juice by a sieve.
- Whisk an egg yolk with 40g of sugar in a big bowl until it is yellow in color. Then, add 600g of coconut milk, 30g of concentrated milk, pandan juice, and 25g of wheat flour and stir evenly. Use a sieve to filter the mixture.
- Heat a pan, pour the mixture into it and stir to combine. Dissolve the tapioca starch in 20g of fresh milk. When the mixture begins to boil, gradually pour the dissolved tapioca starch and butter into to, stirring evenly, and then turn off the heat.
C. Stage Of Completion
- Cut the cake into two layers horizontally. Use a spatula to spread a part of the pandan coconut pastry cream on half of the cake when the cream is still warm. You should dip your spatula in cooking oil to keep the cream from sticking to it.
- Spread and cover the remaining half of the cake with the pandan coconut pastry cream. Put the coconut meat steamed in 5 minutes on the top of the cream.
- The cake will taste better if you put it in the fridge.
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