Hi, can whole wheat flour be used for the steam cakes? Very easy to use. , Thank you for sharing your recipes. My mixture wasn’t smooth, lumps of flour afraid to overmix.. how to ensure smooth mixture with just a whisk to whisk oil milk, egg and sugar? Sous Vide Steak – Japanese Style (Wafu) 和風ステーキ, Mizuna Myoga Salad with Ponzu Sesame Dressing 水菜とミョウガのサラダ, Easy Mother's Day Recipes for Brunch, Tea or Dinner, https://www.justonecookbook.com/sukiyaki/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-measure-flour/, https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/baking-powder-vs-baking-soda/. This is such a good recipe! It doesn’t have to be glass, as long as it’s oven/micorwave-safe dishes. I like adding chopped veggies (sweet potatoes and pumpkins) in it. I also used silicon cup cakes mould for steaming. Hi Nami, I wanted to let you know I made the cakes last evening with my daughter. I tried adding more baking powder, but to no avail. They’ll be on our table of snacks tomorrow too before we leave for the NYE commitments (my partner’s band is booked for a NYE, so we’ll be there instead of having a more private family party), Hi Nicole! Hi Eefong! , I don’t have white sugar at home and mostly don’t use sugar. Thank you for finding my blog and happy to hear you like my recipes! Product Details. Thank you! Hello Nami, your steam cake looks easy and delicious. Thank you so much for trying my recipe! Secondly, have you tried steaming in the instant pot? I put the batter directly into ramekin as I don’t have cupcake liner. . 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. The condensation might drop on the steamed cake, so make sure to wrap the lid. It turned out beautifully and is so fast and easy to prepare. Mix Prima Hong Kong Flour and baking powder. I am a beginner, and your recipes really help me. You can use 1 tsp matcha powder for this recipe. It’s really up to you, but sugar gives the steamed cake moisture and soft so I don’t recommend omitting it completely. Hope this helps! Bake a cake too. Hi namiko.. xo. Hi Yyumi! Yes, you can use a regular steamer, but I think it’ll take a bit longer to cook. Thank you for trying this recipe! I used a aluminium foil to cover the pan before I put it in a steamer. Just want to ask, if I forgot to check for my steam cake doneness and have taken it out from the steamer, can I resteam it again to cook it as the middle is still wet? Thank you so much for your feedback! So happy to hear you liked this recipe. I’m sorry for asking it here, for the matcha mushipan, i wonder if i can use the green tea teabags instead? It turned out amazing. So happy it went successfully! I think you can – with cupcake liners? Thanks for sharing these Japanese Steamed Cakes. Hi! . Thank you for letting me know! Thank you for sharing , Hi Marhama! I didn’t replace any of the ingredients you stated! However they’re very noisy to make, as the boiling water makes the ramekins hop up and down to create a loud clunking noise for eight minutes. I will try your Mushi Pudding recipe at some point too, especially now that I have some ramekins. Next, or can we just make a plain chocolate or vanilla cake using steaming method. Hi. (mostly mushipan recipe i found is using Cake flour). . I hope I don’t do any mistake on my next try , Hi Albert! Make sure you smash them first before adding, and if it’s dense, try adding a little bit of milk. My son loves it. I use the glass ramekins to hold the liners. xo. Check if it’s done with a skewer closer to center (but not the sweet potato area) to see how long you need to get the steamed cake cooked. I truly appreciate your kind feedback. Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Hi I’ve made these twice and both times they came out gooey on the inside. If you would like to add mashed banana, we recommend adjusting the milk or oil amount depending on how much banana you want to add because banana will add more moisture to the batter.. I haven’t tried making steamed cake with cake flour, but I assume texture can be quite different from all-purpose flour. I apologize for my late response. The recipe is correct. I have made many times but the steamed cake comes out pretty clean from the liners. Can I add macha powder to the basic steam cake recipe (if so how much) ? You can use other types of ramekin, and doesn’t have to be a glass material. A lot of people don’t have a steamer, so this is one way they can cook without a steamer and it’s one of common methods in Japan, too. If you give my Mushi-Pan recipe a try, let me know. How would you rate this recipe? Thanks. Hi Sabel! Im looking for food to feed my baby! . While Chinese steamed bun called Mantou (饅頭) uses yeast as a leavening agent, Japanese steamed cakes use baking powder. Thank you for sharing your cooking experience with us! Thank you for trying my recipe and for your kind feedback. Before doing so, I just want to check: To make 2 types of cakes in one go, if (example) 1/2 cup of plain flour I put to 1 cup. We hope your next try will be successful.☺️. Ah I see. You can add savory ingredients such as bacon and cheese to a plain filling. but wish me luck all the same. I was introduced to puttu in my ammachi veedu (grandma’s house). Hi Sandra! Isn’t it convenient and nice? Pre heat the steamer on medium flame for at least 10 minutes. ©2020 Just One Cookbook, All Rights Reserved. Add in the water in parts and keep mixing it to make a soft dough. So, i gotta use 5 eggs overall? It is a soft & savory steamed cake traditionally made in every Rajasthani household, especially in Winters. Does your cupcake pan fit in your frying pan? Hi Ivy! I don’t add to mine, but you can add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Hi Lou! ive been reading steamed cake recipes for days now but i like your website because even if it doesn’t have video, it has a step by step picture. Hi Karen! Yeah weighing the flour would be the most accurate then yea? hello Ms. Nami. My kids love it, Hi S! but hope you give it a try and see if it works. Hi Yyumi! Alternatively, you can place cloth on the bottom. Some people make it, and I’m not sure about the measurement…. Thanks for the idea! . Hope that helps. . Tomorrow I’ll be making the cheese version. Now I can get all my favourite Japanese home cooking without bugging my mother! i hope you will find some time for my request. I personally don’t like very sweet cake/cupcakes, so I understand! a healthy and tasty wheat-based cake recipe, an alternative to the popular maida based cake. This is so disappointing … is there a way to re connect so the hundred + recipes i have in my Db?? I’m so happy to hear that. I’d suggest 1/4 tsp or just a drip from the bottle. Do you think that maybe banana is just something too moist for this way of preparing little cakes? I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe. Insert a wooden skewer to see if it comes out clean before you remove the steamed cake from the steamer. Thank you so much for letting me know. It has a little bit of sweet flavor which I like it. Aww I’m really happy to hear that! I tried the chocolate ones, but without chocolate chips. Hi Christine! Summers are incomplete without mango so it is must to use mangoes for baking as well. I hope you enjoy the recipe! . It has a bitter, “tinny” flavor when biting into the food. We decided to do a sweet honey and sesame one. The only thing probably was I used an actual teaspoon / tablespoon (instead of a measuring spoon) to measure the amount of oil and milk. That’s so cool and what a nice way to end the year!!! sharmilazkitchen.com/recipe-items/wheat-cake-microwave-2-minutes Cake flour makes the steamed cake lighter, although all purpose works okay too. . Hi Nicole! Hi Mandy! Awww! Might try your matcha panna cotta and this one soon! Thank you. I tried to be a “baker” as a hobby but financial difficulties came so now i would like to try baking as a source of an extra income. Thanks again Namiko! 22. Arigato~~! I luv matcha but can find a really nice matcha here except the teabags (leaves type) And, for this recipe, Nami san use AP flour and in Matcha mushipan you use Cake Flour, is it the same things? xo. Farali Kuttu aur Singhara ka Dhokla is a quick, easy, and Instant steamed savory, gluten-free snack or a full meal enjoyed during fasting or vrat days and … , Is it possible to steam cup cakes in a traditional steamer? Hi Martyna! The best part of steamed cakes is that they can be easily changed to either savory or sweet flavor. Hi Cheryl! Specifically Lemon flavor. would it work in a cake pan? Wow, you made 3 times in 5 days! Add the sieved dry ingredients to the wet … Next time, please try Nami’s instruction in Step 6 and place the cake pan into the water. I think you probably put a little too much water in the pan. Do will I need tweak the recipe accordingly? For uploading your recipes please Thank you for the recipe. Hi Majorie! How silly. These look yummy. My liners are not special ones, and they are just typical liners. I got a lot AP flour so wonder if i can use it as well for other mushi pan. I have some readers tried this recipe in the steamer instead of the water bath, and they said it worked perfectly. For this way of cooking, actually. Thanks. It was very quick and easy! I’d like to try these but have left all my ramekins behind, and was thinking they could just be steamed suspended above the water. . I don’t recommend, and here’s some good article from a fellow blogger: https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/baking-powder-vs-baking-soda/, Another question, does it matter if I use double acting baking powder instead of normal one? Can we use those kind for cooking? Please feel free to email me if you like to discuss it privately. I think your way of measuring flour may be not the right way if you think you need more liquid. Readers’ responses on steaming time seem to vary, but 3-5 minutes extra seems necessary. I will try out the recipe again and probably prepare more milk depending on the consistency of the batter. I have a question about these steamed cakes though. Measure and Sieve the whole wheat flour and mix well with baking soda & baking powder. Hi May! Might have to make my daughter a steamed chocolate cake for her birthday as shops are now closed! Thank you so much for trying my recipe! , happy to know that this some recipe will be very helpful to me thank you and more power, Hi Kim! What I might be doing wrong. Thank you for trying my recipe! When I first came to the US, I didn’t know how to measure with a cup correctly and I’ve made the same mistake. Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture and mix until just combined and smooth. I also made the IP pork belly recipe from you for dinner, so you were definitely in our thoughts! Does 12 hole muffin tray fit in your steamer? That was an easier solution! Hi Kayla! if you could help me, i need a recipe for a japanese cake. You can make them fresh whenever you want to eat them. xo. Cover the dish with aluminium foil. Hi Lynna! if i can, how many minutes will it take? Hi Nadine! Hi Nami, I’ve tried your recipe today and 3 variations. Nami-san! Our platform promotes discovery of the incredible variety of food made in homes today, from the most basic recipe to undiscovered regional and world cuisines. But thanks for sharing! Konnichiwa, namiko san. In Philippines where i used to live, we had something like these but they weren’t cupcakes. Happy New Year! Hi, I wanted to ask if you can increase the recipe and make this in one big cake pan rather than as cupcakes? Deleting your account may make your saved recipes, collections, and personalization preferences permanently inaccessible to you and reduce the functionality of connected appliances. She used to prepare huge-huge amount of arisi puttu for the whole family in several batches :D while my chithi used to scrap many coconut heads and my aunt used to steam them in mega size idli-steamer, mix with sugar, coconut, gingely oil and give them hot in plates. They’re amazing, but a little not sweet enough my taste since no chocolate chips. I didn’t ask how long to steam as it depends on the pan size… Insert a bamboo skewer in the center of the steamed cake to check doneness. Cooked slightly longer due to the added moisture from the honey but still worked perfectly. It was my first time using the electric steamer so I’m not so sure if there was enough steam inside it. Hi Miki! I feel like it’s over-cooked or moisture is evaporated. Hi if i put this in a microwavable pan instead of four separate cupcake liner, is it fine? I think, from your description, it sounds like you mixed too much. Chocolate chips – maybe it’s bigger (heavier) than mine? Really so easy to do and I like that the quantities are small. , Hi Barbara! However, I always thought that japanese cake was fluffier and lighter and mine turned out more like a muffin texture. Maybe change the brand of liner? We hope your baby enjoys it! Soymilk or almond milk would work. Don’t want to make too many else i’d look like a big fat cupcake myself soon, haha! I have not tried with wheat flour but I’m sure you can adapt. If you reheat the frozen steamed cake, defrost first before microwaving. Hmm, to be honest with you, I have no idea why yours stick to the liners. So am overjoyed to find this recipe. My cupcakes got wet on the bottom & when I take then out, I see about 1cm of water inside. . Im wondering though, does it taste like a normal cupcake, or is it different texture?? Just a qn..it came out a little harder than those storebought. Thank you for your advice! Thank you for trying this recipe! I made the chocolate steamed cakes today, but the batter was very sticky. We usually put small cubes of sweet potato in the plain version. It was called puto lol. If you had, can you please share. Oh that sounds delicious! Can you suggest a substitute for egg? Thank you for your kind words! Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 10 – 15 mins and remove from pan. Put a cupcake liner in glass ramekins and divide the batter into the cupcake liners. Slowly add water by mixing the flour with your fingers. Because I only have coconut oil and olive oil in my pantry, I used coconut oil – it’s good too. Hi Nikki! Hi Constance! Hi Verna! I bake occasionally and am still learning, so as you see in my Dessert page, you won’t see too many cakes. ive done bot the chocolate ones and the plain ones with some honey instead of the sugar, and they turned out amazing! Serve warm or at room temperature. Thanks! Thanks for sharing this recipe! So I’m glad you figured out what works for you. Let us know how it goes! This steamed cake is my older post, and my newer steamed cake recipe has better step by step pictures, so you might want to see. You probably need to play with it a few times to get it right… Instant Pot uses pressure to steam, so you can’t just open the lid to take out like how we can do over the stove… which to me is more work so I haven’t used the IP for this recipe. I didn’t substitute any of the ingredients and the amounts of each ingredient is the same. I’d love to hear about your variations and results in the comments! Hi Mo! I am wondering how long can these steam cakes last under room temperature? Yeah, no oven necessary! Will it work? Ultima Plus Hand Blender-300W. 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. Hi Rhianna! My homemade steamed cakes are not the same as those Cheese Mushi-pans. It’s a little bit different texture from cupcakes. I would like to try. Thank you for your kind feedback! Just one thing, how can I stop any water going in the ramekins? I use a 20cm round stainless steel pan. Hard to know what went wrong without seeing how it’s made. After WWII, when a massive amount of wheat flour was imported from the U.S., and the Japanese started to eat more bread. 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