Coco Pandan Kueh Lapis

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Coco Kueh Lapis 2

Ingredients for Pandan Layer A
160 g sago flour
160 g rice flour
200 ml coconut milk
300 ml pandan juice (blend 12 pieces pandan leaves with 300 ml water, strain off residue)

Ingredients for  Pandan Layer B
200 g castor sugar
1/4 tsp salt
500 ml water

Ingredients for Coco Layer C
160 g sago flour
160 g rice flour
1 tbsp coco powder (or 1/2 tsp chocolate paste)
300 ml coconut milk
200 ml water

Ingredients for Coco Layer D
180 g castor sugar
500 ml water

1) Combine ingredients A together and strain. Set aside,
2) Bring ingredients B to a boil,  pour from a height into No. 1 and stir well. Divide into 4 portions.
3) Combine Ingredients C together and strain. Set aside.
4) Bring Ingredients D to a boil, pour from a height into No. 3 and stir well, divide into 4 portions.
5) In a plastic sheet lined 9 inches square tray or  2 loaf pan, pour in a portion of No. 2 steam for 4- 5 minutes till it has set, pour in a portion of No. 4 and steam. Alternate till all portions are used up. Steam the final layer for 25-30 minutes to ensure it is well steamed. (when a skewer insert comes up clean).
6) Cool for at least 4 hours before slicing with a plastic knife.

Bingka Ambon

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Ingredients A
100 ml lukewarm water
2 tsp instant yeast
2 tbsp sugar
4 tbsp plain flour

Ingredients B
350 ml coconut milk
2 stalks lemongrass – bruised
6 pieces kaffir leaves – crushed roughly
1 tsp turmeric powder

Ingredients C
2 whole eggs
8 egg yolks
8 tbsp tapioca flour or 100 g
4 tbsp glutinous rice flour or 50 g
(Sieve both flours together)
150 g sugar
1 tbsp melted butter

1) Yeast mixture
Make yeast mixture by mixing flour, sugar, instant yeast and water. Let it proof for 20 minutes.

2) Hot  Coconut Milk
Cook coconut milk, lemongrass, kaffir leaves, and turmeric powder in a small pot over low heat, stir constantly until it comes to a slow boil. Add in butter and set aside.
3) Mix and Proof
Whisk eggs and sugar till pale and foamy. Add flour mixture and mix well. Add yeast mixture and cooled strained coconut milk into the egg mixture. Mix well and let it proof for 2 hours or more.

4) Grease a 7 x 7 square baking pan using butter.
5) Pour batter into greased pan and baked in pre heated oven 200 C bottom heat on middle rack. Open the oven door a bit and bake for 45 minutes.
6) Close the oven door and continue baking in highest rack for 10 minutes.
7) Let it cool completely, remove from pan, slice and serve.