Tropical Fruits in Steamed Coconut Custard

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

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These steamed cakes made with jackfruit (or other tropical fruits) make a delicious snack or dessert.


  • 1 cup (150 g) rice flour
  • ½ cup (60 g<


  1. Prepare the Palm Sugar Syrup by following the instructions.
  2. Combine the rice flour, tapioca starch, coconut milk, salt and pandanus leaves or essence in a saucepan, and cook over very low heat, stirring constantly, until the creamy mixture becomes very thick, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and discard the pandanus leav