Steamed Coconut Cup Cake

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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

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In Indonesia this is called ‘putu ayu’ or ‘pretty cup cake Little cakes like these are popular all over Southeast Asia, not as a dessert but as a snack eaten any time between meals. In particular, they are served with tea whenever friends or neighbours call. No one ever makes an appointment to do this, so every household should have a little stock of cakes ready to offer anyone who drops in for a