Thursday, June 5, 2008

@ddicted to Steamed Sweet Potato Cup Cakes



Steamed Sweet Potato Cup Cakes

Ingredients:

300 gm orange colour sweet potatoes
150 gm tapioca flour
100 gm castor sugar
300 ml thick coconut milk

Coating:
1/2 grated coconut, white parts only
1/2 tsp salt
(I use
desiccated coconut)

Some small Chinese tea cups

Method:

  1. Peel, wash & cut sweet potatoes into chunks. Steam with high heat for 30 minutes until very soft.
  2. Put hot sweet potatoes into a cake mixer, add tapioca flour, castor sugar & beat until very smooth & fine. Slowly pour in thick coconut milk, salt & mix into very smooth thick batter.
  3. Sieve the batter then pour batter into small Chinese tea cups & steam with high heat for 15 minutes until cooked.
  4. Leave to cool before removing them from the tea cups.
  5. Coating: Mix white grated coconut with salt. Steam for 20 minutes. Leave to cool.
  6. Before serving, coat with white grated coconut & serve as snack.
Adapted from Agnes Chang - Delightful Snacks & Dim Sum





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