In fact I am a grown up brave girl and just cried for a few hours. Just a subtle sweetness. Hello Nami! White Christmas Cupcakes. Hi Kay! . Anyway, It’s really disappointing and I will give up on this recipe. Thank you for all these great recipes. I tried to make these but failed – they turned out hard to touch and firm not sure where I have gone wrong, could you advise? https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/steamed-chocolate-cake-recipe Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Not sure if the cake batter will sustain the weight too. Make sure they are smaller cubes not gigantic ones. Thank you. Just 2 days, but you will need to steam it again to make it fluffy. These cupcakes are easy to make and even easier to love. Course Dessert, Snack. Hi Sandra! Hi Verna! . Can butter be used to substitute canola or vegetable oil? In the late 1980s, convenience stores in Japan started to sell Cheese Mushi-pan (チーズ蒸しパン) and Chocolate Mushi-pan (チョコ蒸しパン) that became really popular. Hi Christine! Place the glass ramekins in the boiling water and cook covered on the lowest heat for 8 minutes. Ingredients: 3 cold eggs. Thank you for trying this recipe! Have fun exploring the 700+ classic & modern Japanese recipes I share with step-by-step photos and How-To YouTube videos. I tried eating 1/4 teaspoon of it and it taste super duper bitter in my mouth. from kira. However I could never imagine the cakes would be so beautiful, fluffy and great. Yes, steaming (traditional method) takes longer than sitting in the water. And the cupcake liner..what is the diameter of it? I didn’t replace any of the ingredients you stated! But he has not tried cow’s milk yet. What can I replace with the milk in recipe? It’s a pretty simple recipe so it should be easy to figure out what can be the cause. Hope you enjoy cooking Japanese food at home! The basic ones were moister. hi~ I want to make a first birthday cake with this recipe…. I used to buy this from a local Japanese bakery. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, milk, sugar, and vegetable oil together until combined and sugar is dissolved. If you are going to use a frying pan method like me, you will need a few frying pan, or in your case I’d suggest to use a steamer since that can hold many pieces inside. . It was really nice, but I know most people would think my cakes needed sugar! Your email address will not be published. It has a bitter, “tinny” flavor when biting into the food. As long as there is water, it won’t burn. Hi Kira! Hi Kathleen! I think, from your description, it sounds like you mixed too much. Not smooth surface – did you cover the lid with towel? I would suggest enjoying this on the same day. I want to make more than four steam cakes, is it safe to double or triple the recipe? Was moist and soft. Probably 1-2 days in a cool place. It’s really hard to give advice when I wasn’t in the kitchen and I don’t know how you made them. Hope this helps! Thank you for such an easy and quick recipe . I like adding chopped veggies (sweet potatoes and pumpkins) in it. If you look at my step by step image for chocolate… hmm I don’t know if you would call my texture sticky? Glad to hear you bought the cupcake liners. The kids love it. This time I put ganache in the middle. Thank you for your advice! As sugar was expensive back then, the Japanese included small chunks of Japanese sweet potatoes (Satsumaimo) to sweeten the steamed cakes. Perfect fit for the cupcake liners, hooray! Also, we just started to shoot videos, so check out my recent Castella video recipe. I saw your recipe and was immediately tempted to make some. , Arigato Nami-san. Hello Nami! It’s a no oven cake just a steamed one which makes life easier. I apologize for my late response. Hi Diem! Thank you. I cooked it for about 10 minutes. Cooked slightly longer due to the added moisture from the honey but still worked perfectly. I love it, it’s so easy and quick! Hmm maybe it has more dry ingredients (less moist) or over-mixed. Hi Erin! Easy Recipes to Cook with Kids + Tips for Parents, Gyoza with Wings (Hanetsuki Gyoza) 羽根つき餃子, Easy Mother's Day Recipes for Brunch, Tea or Dinner, https://www.justonecookbook.com/sukiyaki/, https://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to-measure-flour/, https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/baking-powder-vs-baking-soda/. I hope you can adapt this recipe to your liking! Enjoy it sooner (like in 1-2 day) if you keep in fridge. Hi, I want to try steam cake as I am not good at baking. Once I overcame the initial disappointment, I told myself, Gloria Gaynor-like: I will survive! Pre-boil the water for steaming in high heat. I really hope it’ll work! Hi there, I followed your quantity for the milk but discovered there simply wasn’t enough liquid. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe, it is easy to follow and it is quick to make . Sherbet Bomb Cupcakes. Is it supposed to be sticky? , Hi Steph! Amp Up Plain Cupcakes with these Unique Mix-In Ideas 7 Photos. If you had, can you please share. Thanks for your suggestion! Last time I only use two aluminum bowl to steam the cake:P. reply. Thank you so much for trying my recipe! Although you kind of need to know the recipe name (doesn’t have to be perfect match). I recommend keeping the sugar for the savory version as a slight sweetness helps to enhance flavor. Hi namiko.. Thanks for the great recipe! Add the vanilla and evaporated milk. . Is it okay if I substitute the flour to self raising flour, and only use the egg white? (Because we are diabetics but i really want this dessert :P) Thanks in advance! Chocolate whiskey cupcakes with fluffy vegan buttercreamIt was rainy, very rainy on Friday morning. In Japan, an oven in the kitchen is not a common thing, so you can relate the cooking style to Japanese ones while American (Australian too?) Hi, Nami, I’ve made the mushi-pan 7 times now(green tea and chocolate). Was the water almost gone? Put a cupcake liner in glass ramekins and divide the batter into the cupcake liners. I know that tablespoon/teaspoon don’t always have the right amount but I’m not sure yours is the same case. These cupcakes are easy to make and even easier to love. With the method I provided in the link above, you get pretty close to how you measure with a kitchen scale. 1) Cover the steamed cake with a damp paper towel and reheat in the microwave (but be careful not to overheat; it'll become very hard). I feel like it’s over-cooked or moisture is evaporated. I will be making an origami themed cake this week, and thought having parts of it in a Japanese cake version would be a nice subtle compliment. . One way to solve this issue is to drop the glass container (if you are using like me) on the counter top to release the air pockets from inside the batter. I don’t own silicone cupcake mold to steam this but I know other JOC readers who made this recipe with them. Unlike store-bought cakes, there are no preservatives and additives. Can we use those kind for cooking? It will result in a denser texture.. Does it fit into the steamer? I also used a towel to cover the lid when steaming. I put the batter directly into ramekin as I don’t have cupcake liner. Spread yema frosting on each cupcakes and sprinkle cheese on top. Mix well. . 5 cupcake hacks. If you give my Mushi-Pan recipe a try, let me know. I think this is due to how we mix the batter – we put too much air in it while whisking. When I first came to the US, I didn’t know how to measure with a cup correctly and I’ve made the same mistake. But you can use the “Steam” menu to do it. Serve warm or at room temperature. Hi Helene! Maybe I should mention that Japanese steamed cakes are not sweet like cupcakes or muffins. For this way of cooking, actually. Neon Graveyard Cupcakes. All of them were sooo tasty. My childhood was populated with hollyhock fairies. Thank you! Just wondering if it really is 2tbsp milk for 1/2cup flour? 2 pcs fully ripe bananas; 2 cups all-purpose flour; 1 cup fresh milk; ½ cup white sugar; ½ … First, I need to know if there is any adjustment or substitute you made for the recipe. As my partner doesn’t like corn I left the corn out and used a bit more cheese instead. Hi Linda! This recipe used a big pot that can fit cupcake size dishes and place it over the stove. How to Prep Apples for Pies and Tarts 13 Photos. I love it but it was not as soft and spongy as I expected. Hard texture could be due to overcooking or water may drop, or ingredients are not right. This is so disappointing … is there a way to re connect so the hundred + recipes i have in my Db?? Not sure how you steam it, but maybe steam for less time? Steamed Banana Cupcake Recipe. Thank you for your kind feedback. Hi Mara! If you’d like to share this recipe on your site, please re-write the recipe in your own words and link to this post as the original source. In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour and baking powder and whisk well to combine (shortcut for sifting). Soymilk or almond milk would work. See more ideas about steamed cake, food, asian desserts. Hola, se puede hacer en vaporera sin el uso del ramekinsde vidrio? Hello. Any idea what’s a good replacement here? Where are they listed in your recipe index? Thanks! Hi Juna! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe. This recipe sounds delicious. Reviewed by millions of home cooks. Steamed cake looks easy..I have give it a try. We hope this is helpful. Pipe on piggy details, start with the pink batter, followed by brown batter. Hi Silei! Print Recipe Pin Recipe. And stay in touch with me on Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram for all the latest updates. Pokémon Cupcakes. I will continue to make these for a quick dessert or snack especially once school starts up again in the fall. Thank you for your support. Thank you! . Ingredients: 1 large egg, 30g caster sugar, 30g plain yoghurt, 30g milk, 100g Japanese pancake mix , … Hi Sally! We’re so glad to hear you enjoyed the Mushi Pan! Reduce heat to a gentle simmer, then steam for 35-50 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Steamed Chocolate Brownie Cupcake chocolate. . , I don’t have white sugar at home and mostly don’t use sugar. Maybe you missed that entry because of that. Hi. Hi, thanks for the recipe. Hope that helps! Nami, I am so happy I found your site. We call these Steamed Cakes “Mushi-pan” (蒸しパン) in Japanese. But it might affect cooking time? I’ve seen some steamed cake recipes with egg white only so it should work fine! #ambassador post Agar kabi meetha meetha khanay ko dil chaye tu 15 min main banaye ..chocolate steam cupcakes Or is it the steam heat? I enjoyed reading your versions and I’m sure other JOC readers will think they are helpful! Could be double amount of time. HTH. can i use a steamer instead? These look so tasty! If the mixture is drier than mine, it looks like it didn’t have enough liquid? The best part, i mix fresh mango in your basic or plane mushi pan and it turns out perfectly delicious. Hi NamiI tried the basic recipe this morning for breakfast. Hi Kayla! Because of gluten sensitivity I tried rice, rice/potatoe starch, rice/tapioca and we liked the rice/potatoe and rice/tapioca flours to sub for the 1/2 cup of flour. , I made these 蒸しパン – and they turned out so well! The recipie has never failed. I am a cake decorator and curious how would this steam cake would hold up to being cut to Petite Four style and dipped in warm fondant? Turn off the heat and remove the ramekins from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack. Hi, can whole wheat flour be used for the steam cakes? Soy milk? This recipe looks so attractive I can’t wait to try! Do you cube the sweet potato or mash? to replace the sugar? Fill a large frying pan with water about ½ inch (1.3 cm) deep. is it the same cooking time? Hi Selene! xo. thank you very much . Can i use electric steamer or will it break down? I’ll consider making green tea steamed cake and share next year. It says “vegetable oil” in the US. Is it too much baking powder or I cooked it too long? And the cupcake liner..what is the diameter of it? Check if it’s done with a skewer closer to center (but not the sweet potato area) to see how long you need to get the steamed cake cooked. Im wondering though, does it taste like a normal cupcake, or is it different texture?? It turned out beautifully and is so fast and easy to prepare. 1/4 tsp or just a drip from the bottle is more than enough as this is a small portion recipe. You can use a steamer or the same method as you steam fish, too! I am not sure why the cake becomes rubbery… maybe you over mix (it becomes tough) or overcooked? If you wanted to add vanilla how much should we add. For some reason, the double chocolate cupcakes were dry; however, still very flavorful. If yes, how would the measures be for the ingredients? What happened ? Heat should not matter too much, I think – but not 100% sure. Hi, I wanted to ask if you can increase the recipe and make this in one big cake pan rather than as cupcakes? Hi Nami thanks for the recipe! Or water? So last night I attempted it for the very first time. I have two questions. Thank you so much for trying the recipe! Thanks! Hi Teo! I’m sorry but I’m not familiar with egg substitute. Thank you so much for this recipe! Turn off the heat and remove the ramekins from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack. I made the chocolate steamed cakes today, but the batter was very sticky. I don’t add to mine, but you can add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. Serve and enjoy your banana puto! Some people make it, and I’m not sure about the measurement…. As in, on a wire rack above the water instead of with the ramekins in the water? May I know how much more time if we use a steamer? Milo!!!! Run a knife around the edge of each mould, then ease the pudding out onto a serving plate. I saw your cakes, and i would love to try them all. How bad is it? thank u for this recipe I made this today and they came out super soft and fluffy I’ve never steamed cupcakes or made homemade cupcakes and they came out great. This steamed cupcakes look good however she is allergic to eggs. Family enjoyed it. So your steam recipe is wonderful, even I can make it haha.. Did you mean to mix it until the chips melt into the batter? Small cubes require to cook for 13-15 mins, which is roughly same time as steam cake. Hope that helps! Hope this helps. Feel free to ask me any questions. Not enough sugar, but otherwise a really great recipe! Insert a wooden skewer to see if it comes out clean before you remove the steamed cake from the steamer. Tried making it 5/6times on different day. Thank you for your kind feedback! Spread yema frosting on each cupcakes and sprinkle cheese on top. hello Ms. Nami. Hmm, to be honest with you, I have no idea why yours stick to the liners. They are so soft after steamed but they turned really hard like kueh after taken out of the steamer and left outside for a while. I’m always justonecookbook.com. Would like to know why the cake surface didn’t turn out as smooth as ur picture. I put the cake mixture in a square dish measuring 5″x5″ and added choc chips, cranberries & walnut. I have subtitiuted sugar with 1.5tbsp honey and the cake is great, soft and fluffy. I made this for the first time 3 weeks ago, and i’ve made it 5 times since then. You will also need 4 6-oz ramekins and cupcake liners. Hi May! And yes, you can use self raising flour. Can i just steam like normal how we steam fish, on top of the water instead on into the water? I made the chocolate ones. Steam banana cupcakes on high heat for 20-25 mins. Thank you so much for trying this recipe. Very different, because it is so sweet and yet so savory. , I’ve tried the recipe but somehow my steam cake is very dense. . You can enjoy them as a healthy breakfast or after-school snack. Hi Nami, do you think I can use white whole wheat flour for this steamed cake? Hi Grace! Hi Vivien! Specifically Lemon flavor. Enjoy!p, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window), MAMA’S CHOCOLATE DREAM CAKE RECIPE (Copycat), Korean Tofu Soup Recipe (Soondubu Jjigae). Hmmm depending on which type you make. . i never baked or steamed anything but i wanted to try. I think it’s a bit harder to cook a bigger cake. A very simple japanese cake recipe. I’m sorry but I had never tried this recipe without eggs… . Please let me know. I will definitely be making these soon! Was it because there were too much liquid? Hi Nicole! Hi Kass! I grew up on this. You mean on the surface/top right? Thank you Nami, HI Emali! I think you can – with cupcake liners? Thanks for the recipe and your wonderful blog! Then unmould from silicone moulds and steamed caramel cupcakes are ready to be served. They should help to unmold once you finished cooking. All chocolate because the girls like chocolate. Have you tried this using wholemeal flour before? Hi! They also freeze well. More airy I think. Hi Sling! Read Recipe >> how to make hollyhock dolls and use them to decorate cupcakes . Hello Nami, thank you very much for sharing your wonderful recipe. . However, homemade steamed cakes are equally delicious and you can play around with various flavors. I have used both canned corn or frozen ones. I’m so happy to hear you adapted the recipe to gluten-free and dairy-free! Thank you. Hi Apple! May I just say that I’m soooo glad that I found your website!!! Does your cupcake pan fit in your frying pan? Alternatively, you can place cloth on the bottom. Steam for about 10-15 minutes or test with a toothpick, if it comes out clean then the puto is cooked. It was my first time using the electric steamer so I’m not so sure if there was enough steam inside it. Hi Autumn! Let’s say, you can’t mix chocolate one with the other type you’re going to make. If you need more sweet potato flavor, you can steam small amount of sweet potatoes (microwave or boil) and mash it and add to the batter. Thanks for your feedback! I’m really glad to hear you enjoyed them. I bake occasionally and am still learning, so as you see in my Dessert page, you won’t see too many cakes. Thank you so much for letting me know. . Is it possible to substitute white flour with rice flour since I’m allergic to white flour. Let cool on cooling rack and serve. You can try and experiment fruits you like! Hi Manda! Spoon the batter into the lined cupcake moulds until 90% full. Platinum Blonde Cupcakes. At what temperature and how much longer? Thank you for the gorgeous recipe. Tried but failed. The baking powder was not fresh anymore. In a mixing bowl, mash banana using fork. Cuisine Global. You know when you microwave steamed buns, and take out and wait for a few minutes, it gets really hard? We decided to do a sweet honey and sesame one. I also made the IP pork belly recipe from you for dinner, so you were definitely in our thoughts! <3. Worked fine with a new bottle, and turned out great :). I wonder why you use ramekin instead of non stick muffin/cupcake pan?will it give different result? . The steamcakes looks really delicious! If there was still a lot of water left, we assume that it did not have enough steam in the steamer when you were steaming and didn’t distribute the heat well to your 20 cm round stainless steel pan. , Sukiyaki recipe here: https://www.justonecookbook.com/sukiyaki/, thank you for the recipe I am on a strict gluten and dairy free diet I adjusted the recipe and made it with almond milk and 3/4 quantity of GF flour and it came out amazing !! . I cover the lid on top to steam and the lid is wrapped with a towel so the condensation won’t drop to the steamed cakes. xoxo. Hello, Thank you for the recipe. Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select. Thanks for kindly responding and updating me. Easy to make and delicious! But do not think that I was affected by that. And cook in rice cooker sounds excellent! I hope I can try that one day… thank you for your kind feedback! Please read my disclosure policy for details. . Hi Devi, Thank you so much for trying this recipe and for your kind feedback. Does it fit well in the steamer? Love these! We loved them I used the regular steaming method and it was quick and easy. I just tried this recipe but the steamed cakes didn’t come out as fluffy as I wanted them to be ): could it be because I didn’t beat the mixture long enough? I don’t know what type of cake you’re in mind, but if you want to make a western-style cake, I don’t think it will work. Thank you! Have you tried? After all, there was life before the oven, for years I had used it just to store the pans that did not fit in dish drawers. I want to join Aspiring Baker #13 with this cupcake. Hi Helgee! would it work in a cake pan? Hi Nami, I love your mushipan recipe, in fact I’ve made the green tea one with my daughter, she loves it. Share. Hi! Am wondering if I can substitute the milk with formula milk instead? . Well, cooking time will be longer, and outside will cook faster than inner, so make sure inside is cooked through. Thank you for trying this recipe. You should bring up the steamer to be hot and steamy before you put it back. Refrigerating makes the texture harder, so steaming is required. . I wish I can help but I never had the rubbery texture before so I’m not sure what went wrong. What is your recommendation if you do not have glass ramekins? How do you make a sweet potato version of the steamed cakes? I just made these and they were absolutely delicious! You can store in the refrigerator or freezer for later and re-steam it when you want to eat for a quick snack. Really so easy to do and I like that the quantities are small. Sign up for the free Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! They are perfect as morning breakfast, tea time treat or back-to-school snack. Will it still taste good? Hi Jen! Hi Loisa! Apple steamed cake sounds excellent! Thank you for using this recipe so many times. 3 tsp baking powder. Can you suggest a substitute for egg? Turn off the heat and remove the ramekins from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack. Last time I only use two aluminum bowl to steam the cake:P. Hi Lydia! I’d love to hear about your variations and results in the comments! Buy our best-selling e-cookbook for 33 more easy and simple recipes!