[FOOD SERIES] How to make Western coconut milk beef cake


The delicious and greasy taste of beef cakes must be familiar to many people. This is a childhood snack that when it comes to the name, no one is too familiar with this cake. Referring to beef cakes, we must mention the grilled beef cake, steamed beef cake, milk cow cake,… and of course, it is impossible not to mention the beef cake with coconut milk. So, how to make standard coconut milk beef cake in the West of the river? The following article, Dung Ha Dry Food will explain in detail to you the “genuine” recipe on how to make fluffy coconut milk beef cake at home for everyone to enjoy.

1. Overview of Western coconut milk beef cake?

Coconut milk beef cake is a famous specialty cake of the West River region. A rustic cake but gives users an irresistible delicious feeling when eating. The cake is made from rice flour, sugar water, yeast and especially indispensable main ingredient is coconut milk. Gradually over the years, coconut milk beef cake has been improved a lot to suit the taste of Vietnamese people.


How to make coconut water beef cake is very simple. However, it is necessary to be meticulous and thorough to ensure that the cake is always spongy, soft and delicious with the right taste. People often use a steamer to steam the cake and then cut the cake into small clear or square pieces and enjoy.
Arriving in the West, you will easily find beef cakes at the shops along the sidewalks that you pass. The price is very cheap so you can own a lovely beef cake. Coconut milk beef cake is not only a forte cake of adults but even young children love the delicious taste of this river cake.

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1.1 Nutritional ingredients in beef cake with coconut milk?

Coconut milk beef cake contains the following main nutritional ingredients:
  • Carbohydrates: Tapioca starch, sugar are the main sources of carbohydrates in beef cakes, providing energy for the body
  • Protein: Beef cake does not contain a significant amount of protein
  • Fat: Coconut milk contains fat. But the amount of fat is not too significant
  • Fiber: Tapioca is a rich source of fiber. Fiber will help maximize problems related to the digestive system
  • Vitamins and minerals: Coconut milk cake contains vitamins such as A, B1, B2 and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium,… good for teeth and joints
However, coconut milk beef cake is a traditional snack with great cultural and human value. This is an important cake indispensable in the cuisine of the people of Western Vietnam. A note of grape grapes is that the cake contains a lot of sugar and carbohydrates, so eaters need to eat a balanced diet and limit excessive consumption to avoid weight gain and obesity.

1.2 Calories in coconut milk beef cake?

The amount of calories in coconut milk beef cake depends on how it is prepared and the size of each piece of cake. However, on average, a small piece of coconut milk beef cake (about 50g) contains about:
  • 150 – 200 calories
Eating a lot of coconut milk cake will cause an increase in need because the cake contains a lot of sugar and carbohydrates, leading to the body converting them into fat. Therefore, should eat beef cake with coconut milk in moderation to avoid weight gain and bad effects on health.
  • eat 4 beef cakes with coconut milk/week
  • should not eat more than 3 coconut milk beef cakes/day
After learning about the nutritional value of beef cake with coconut milk. Now is the most important step, let’s start working together to make the coconut milk beef cake right away.

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2. How to make soft, fluffy, and delicious beef cake with coconut milk

2.1 Ingredients for making beef cake with coconut milk


2.2 Steps to make beef cake with coconut milk

Step 1: Preliminary processing of pandan leaves

  • Wash pandan leaves to remove dust and impurities. Chop pandan leaves
  • Put pandan leaves in a blender, add 2 cups of warm water
  • Proceed to puree the pandan leaves
  • Strain pandan leaves through a sieve to collect pineapple juice mixture


Step 2: Cook coconut milk

  • Put 300ml of coconut milk in a pot along with 2 tubes of vanilla + white sugar + salt. Beat well so that the sugar and salt dissolve with the coconut milk
  • Put the pot of coconut milk on the stove, turn on the stove and proceed to boil with medium heat
  • While boiling, beat well with your hands to form a thick coconut milk mixture
  • Pour the coconut milk mixture into a bowl and let it cool


Step 3: Knead the dough

  • Put yeast + sugar in a bowl. Mix well so that the sugar dissolves with the yeast
  • Place 200ml of warm water in a bowl. Whisk the yeast and sugar until dissolved with the water
  • Wrap food wrap. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes
  • Put rice flour + tapioca flour in a new bowl. Mix these two powders together
  • Add 100ml of warm water to the bowl of flour. Beat well with warm water


Step 4: Incubate the dough

  • Pour the brewed yeast mixture into the bowl of the finished rice flour mixture along with pandan leaf juice
  • Mix all the ingredients together so that the dough has a beautiful pineapple green color
  • Wrap in cling film and place the dough in the refrigerator. Incubate the dough for about 5-7 hours


Step 5: Steam the cake

  • Slowly pour the boiled coconut milk mixture into the batter
  • Using an egg beater, beat until the coconut milk is mixed with the powdered water mixture
  • Brush a layer of cooking oil on the inside of the bowl
  • Slowly pour the coconut milk cake mixture into a small bowl
  • Sprinkle some roasted sesame on top of the beef buns
  • Neatly put the cake bowl in the pot
  • Place a thin towel on the surface of the cake to prevent water from dripping on the surface of the cake during the steaming process
  • Steam the cake for about 30 minutes until the cake is cooked
  • When the cake is done, turn off the stove, remove the cake from the pot, let it cool and enjoy


Step 6: Finished Product

  • Steamed beef cake with coconut milk will be very spongy, with a gentle delicious taste from coconut milk
  • You can use the cake as an afternoon snack before dinner time. Or use the cake used to treat guests to your house


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Thus, only 6 simple steps (5 main steps + 1 step of consumption) and you have immediately completed the delicious beef cake with coconut milk in accordance with Western standards. Congratulation you are successful!

3. How to make delicious coconut milk beef cake, what do you need to pay attention to?

Beef cake with coconut milk is a traditional snack of the West of Vietnam. To make the Western standard coconut milk beef cake, you need to note the following:
  • Choose quality ingredients: To get delicious and spongy beef cakes. You should use tapioca flour, coconut milk, and rice flour of good quality
  • To avoid the cake being pasty, the dough is not completely dissolved and the cake is lumpy: You need to mix the dough evenly by hand, gently, without using too much force. Along with that is to use the right amount of water. Beat the flour while slowly adding the water
  • To make the beef cake soft and fragrant, you should add a little tapioca flour to the mixture of flour and coconut milk
  • When pouring the cake batter into the mold, you need to let the mixture settle before putting it in the steamer to prevent the cake from breaking
  • In order for the beef cake to have an eye-catching color, you should use fresh pandan leaf juice to create a delicious color and flavor
  • Coconut milk beef cake should be eaten as soon as it is cooked to make it soft and spongy. If you leave the cake for too long, the cake will be dry, hard, and not delicious
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4. Conclude

Above is the entire article detailing how to make delicious beef cake with coconut milk in the West of the river that Dried Food has shared with readers. This is a recipe for making a variety of beef cakes with coconut milk but still keeping the full flavor of the dish that makes up the brand name of the West River. Hopefully, with the above sharing, readers will have the most diverse, flexible and quality beef cake collection. Wish you always success!

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