‘Soup-Pot’ Coconut Dessert Cake

Khao Nom Maw Keng

Preparation info

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Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

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  • 3 coconuts—grate the meat and make from it the first extraction only of coconut milk
  • 50 g (6 to 7 tablespoonfuls


Mix the coconut milk, flour and sugar together thoroughly. Then add the eggs, salt and baking-powder and beat all well together. Sprinkle the chopped fried shallots (if used) on top.

Taste the mixture to check its sweetness, then transfer it to a shallow oven-dish and put it in a moderate oven for 45 minutes or so. Take it out and leave it to cool. Then cut it into suit