Thursday, November 11, 2010

Sweet Potato Fa Gao

Recipe from 'Nyonya Kuih Passions' by Andrew Kow.


1tbsp instant yeast
1tsp sugar
2tbsp flour
60ml water (about 55g)

200g mashed sweet potato
200ml coconut milk
300g plain flour/ cake flour/ Hong Kong flour
2tsp double action baking powder
1 egg
180g caster sugar
(adjust sugar amount according to the sweetness of the sweet potato)

1. Mix (A) together until well combined, cover and set aside to prove for 30mins.
2. Sift flour and baking powder together into a big bowl.
3. Add in sugar, coconut milk, egg and yeast dough into the sifted flour and mix until well combined.
4. Lastly add in the mashed sweet potato and mix well.
5. Cover and set aside to prove for 60-90mins until double in size.
6. Spoon dough batter into a lined mould until full.
7. Steam in a preheated steamer for 20-25mins.
8. Remove fa gao from mould and cool it on a wire rack.


busygran said...

Beautifully done, they blossomed so nicely!

DG said...

Li Ying,
All your fa gao are blooming so beautiful! Looks soft & fluffy too.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Busygran and DG,

Thanks for your nice words. :)

Honey boy said...

Perfect fa gao!! i want i want!!!! This recipe is all I want for a wholesome fa gao. Thanks for sharing.

Am (Flora Heights) said...

Nice your marble cake..looks soft & fluffy..