Kha Nom Chun (Layer Cake)

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 600 gms. sugar
  • 200 ml. Jasmine flower water
  • 300 gms. Rice flour
  • 150 gms. tapioca starch
  • 600 ml. milk
  • Red and green food colouring
  • You’ll need a square 25 cm x 25 cm (10” x 10”) plate steamer or wok with cover

How to Make Kha Nom Chun (Layer Cake)

  • Boil the sugar with jasmine flower water for 10 minutes over a medium low heat.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Mix together the rice flour and tapioca starch.
  • Add the coconut milk little by little and knead to a soft dough.
  • Add the jasmine water syrup and mix until well blended.
  • Divide the mixture into 2 portions and add the red food colouring to one portion and the green food colouring to the other.
  • Heat water in the steamer or wok and place the plate inside.
  • When the plate is hot, pour over 100 gms. of the green coloured batter and steam for 8 minutes.
  • Repeat until the batter has been used and the effect is a layered cake.
  • Leave to cool thoroughly before cutting.