Steamed Chocolate Moist Cake

June 23, 2010

Steamed Chocolate Moist Cake (adapted from Cooking Crave with slight modification)


  • 180g butter
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 200ml evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 100g plain flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essense


  1. Combine caster sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla essense and butter in a saucepan.
  2. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved and butter is melted, turn off the fire and keep warm.
  3. Add the beaten eggs into the slightly cold evaporated milk mixture and stir till well mix.
  4. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda into a large mixing bowl, then pour the eggs mixture over the flour and stir till well mix (cake batter should be runny)
  5. Heat up the steamer.
  6. Lined or greased a rectangular pan or a 8 inch round baking pan.
  7. Pour the batter into the lined pan and place the pan into the steamer and cover the top of the pan loosely with a piece of aluminium foil.
  8. Cover the steamer and steam over medium heat for 45 mins.
  9. Cool the cake in pan before turning out for further decoration.

3 Responses to “Steamed Chocolate Moist Cake”

  1. Yemi Amu Says:

    The photos look incredible! Did you take them?

  2. Lara Says:

    Hooisanlai, I use a bit different recipe and frosting. But the resulting consistence looks much similar. I’ll try your next weekend!

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