Cream cracker crumb is used to replace cake flour in making this cake. The cake batter needed to be steamed layer by layer to yield a cake with soft and fluffy texture. If the batter is steamed at
once, it will yield a dense cake.

CHINESE VERSION: 苏打饼千层蛋糕

Layered cake made with cream cracker

 

Cream Cracker Layered Cake | MyKitchen101en

Ingredients:

  • 5 eggs (grade A/size L, room temp.)
  • 180 g fine sugar
  • 250 g salted cream crackers
  • 150 g melted butter
  • 80 g evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsps cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsps hot water
  • 1/3 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

1 Add 1 Liter of plain water to 400 ml of hot water to get 45°C/113°F warm water. Combine eggs and sugar in a mixing bowl, whisk egg mixture over medium speed in warm water bath until stiff (the ribbons formed by egg mixture will stay on surface for a while before dissolving slowly).

Layered cake made with cream cracker

2 Process cream crackers (recipe uses Ping Pong cream cracker) into fine crumb, fold cracker crumb into stiff egg mixture. Combine melted butter and evaporated milk, add in gradually, fold until well mixed.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

 

3 Measure out 450 g of batter. Mix cocoa powder with hot water, add to batter, fold until well mixed. Cover the mixing bowl to prevent batter from drying up.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

4 Add ground cinnamon to the remaining portion, fold until well blended.  Cover the mixing bowl to prevent batter from drying up.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

5 Pour 90 g of cocoa batter into 7-inch (18-cm) lined square baking pan, swirl the pan to spread the batter evenly. Steam over medium-high heat for 4.5 minutes.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

 

6 Pour 90 g of cinnamon batter over the cooked chocolate layer, swirl the pan to spread the batter evenly. Steam over medium-high heat for 4.5 minutes.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

7 Repeat the steps, steam each layer over medium-high heat for 4.5 minutes. After pouring in the last layer (10th layer), steam for 10 minutes.

Layered cake made with cream crackerLayered cake made with cream cracker

8 Unmould the cake and set aside to cool on wire rack.

Layered cake made with cream cracker

9 Cut into 18 pieces using serrated knife.

Layered cake made with cream cracker