A Luang Prabang Cake of rice flour and Coconut

Kanom Babin (I)

Preparation info
  • For


    cake of about 8 " diameter and 1-1½ depth
    • Difficulty


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By Phia Sing

Published 1981

  • About


  • 300 g (11 oz) sticky rice flour, or increase the proportion of sticky rice, to achieve a softer cake
  • 200


Mix the two flours together on a board and make a well in the middle. Add the coconut, sugar and salt to water in a bowl, mix and then put in the well to make the dough. Use a wooden spoon to mix the dough thoroughly. Pour the dough into a lightly oiled cake tin about 8" in diameter and put it in a preheated oven at 350°F (gas mark 4). It will be ready in about 40 minutes. To p