Kuih Bengkang or Bingka Beras is made with simple ingredients, which are white rice, sugar, and coconut milk. It has a bright white color with a lightly charred surface.

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CHINESE VERSION: Kuih Bengkang 烤白米糕 (俗称:猪油糕)

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice
 

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Ingredients:

  • 300 g uncooked white rice (NOT fragrant rice/Jasmine rice)
  • 400 g + 115 g plain water
  • ⅓ tsp fine salt
  • 180 g fine sugar
  • 1 pc pandan leaf
  • 400 g thick coconut milk

Directions:

1 Rinse 300 g of uncooked white rice with water for a few times. Add in plain water, keep refrigerated to soak overnight. Drain the soaked rice.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice
 

2 Coat 7-inch/18-cm round baking pan (or 6-inch/15-cm square pan) with oil, line with non-stick baking paper.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

3 Combine 400 g of plain water, salt, sugar and pandan leaf in a saucepot, bring to the boil, cook until you smell the pandan fragrance.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice
 

4 Put drained soaked rice into blender, add in 115 g of plain water, blend on high speed for about 3 minutes until smooth, stop for a while after every minute. Add in sugar syrup, blend until combined.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

5 Strain mixture into stainless bowl. Add in thick coconut milk, mix well. Bring 1/2 large pot of water to boil, turn to medium heat, sit stainless bowl in hot water, cook mixture for about 5 minutes, until slightly thickened. (Reminder: Use fresh coconut milk for better taste.)

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

6 Pour mixture into lined baking pan.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

7 Bring water of steamer to the boil, steam over medium heat for 45 minutes.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

8 Bake in an air fryer at 200°C (230°C-240°C if using an oven) for 20-23 minutes, or until the top is lightly charred.

How to make Kuih Bengkang/Bingka Beras with white rice

9 Set aside until to cool completely before unmoulding. Cut into pieces using a plastic knife.