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A finger test is equally effective. Give the pan a few taps on the counter top to minimise air pockets. 1. Hope this helps! My cake came out dense and soggy :/ any tips/idea why and how can I fix this ? I will try again cos is really very delicious! Hi Connie, sure you could. As pleased as I was with how well that recipe was received, I just knew it could be even better! I have to say that the flavours of coconut and pandan in this version is not too rich, nor heavy on your palette. Like that very much . Thanks for the flavourful recipe ! What gives it the softness? Keep sharing your baking stories, ya? Join me and let's have fun cooking up a storm! I hope this helps! Hi Celia, thank you very much for this very detailed and clear recipe! When blooming cocoa, remember to allow it cool to room temperature before incorporating it into the rest of the batter. The whole cake fall off after like 5 minutes. This is simply how my family enjoys it. Would you be very kind to post an Angel Food Cake recipe, please? Learn how your comment data is processed. 2 *Pandan juice: Blend 26 g of pandan leaves with 365 g of water, extract 350 g of pandan juice. Happy baking! Hope this helps! You are literally eating tiny pockets of air! Be careful as dark-tinted pans could also be non-stick, so avoid these for chiffon cakes. If your oven temperature is accurate, and the cake still collapses mid-baking, try baking at a lower temperature, 165°C. And what’s the baking time for both? Second time, I inverted the cake tin immediately after taking out from the oven. Mix until evenly incorporated. Bake on the lowest rack in the oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until done. Hi Sun, I’m so thrilled this recipe worked out so well for you and your son enjoys it! It will keep well for up to 5 days. Dense crumb could be the result of an under-whipped or over-worked meringue. Thanks for trying this recipe, and if you try other recipes as well, please keep your feedback coming!? The first time, I did not flip over and it shrunk. I have tried it but ny cake deflates after rising while still in the oven! Hi! Remember, chiffon cakes need to ‘hang’ in an inverted position until completely cooled. I’m not sure if your essence is clear or green-coloured. Do not grease the sides or base of pan. I have a chiffon tin: 20cm diameter for the shorter side (top part of the cake) and 24cm diameter for the longer side (bottom part of the cake). Also, depending on how you release the sides of the cake from the pan, the brown crust could have stuck to the insides of the pan. Hi Rachel, I haven’t used sugar substitutes like sweeteners, so I can’t say for sure how the texture and moistness will be affected. Just wondering whether I can substitute the coconut milk with milk instead? Thank you! please keep your comments coming, ya? Pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius) has long been a staple in tropical food gardens in South and South East Asia. Thanks so much and so sorry for boo boo! I’m making this today. I’m a beginner at baking but managed to somehow bake this successfully ? I only have a 18cm chiffon pan. Thanks ! Just tried your recipe. Pandan paste is best for ice-cream, baking and recipes that require small amounts of added liquids. I wish I could offer an explanation. Fresh pandan at T&T, sold as “la dua” If you buy them frozen, they may come pre-rinsed and pre-sliced, but I still prefer to give them a quick rinse. May I request for the amount of ingredient needed. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. And I know this sweet treat resonates with so many of you from the wonderful comments I’ve received over the years. When you say it didn’t rise straight, did you mean it was lopsided? Take care and stay safe too! If I were to self raising flour instead of cake flour, will it be the same amount of flour, no need baking powder? Beat egg lightly, then add pandan juice and egg to coconut milk, mix well. ), and when you want to eat it, I find it’s as good after microwaving for 10 to 15 secs on medium high. In a dry, grease-free mixer bowl, pour in egg whites and sprinkle cream of tartar over. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. Even then, the pandan flavour might not be as pronounced compared to pandan paste. I usually start checking at 45 mins, then every 5 mins after, until cake is done. 1 *Pandan juice: Add 150 ml of water to 40 g of pandan leaves, blend until fine, extract 150 ml of pandan juice. Add the butter, sugar and lemon zest to an electric mixer. ), would it be ok to use roughly the same measurements for the 6″ tin as this and just tweak them accordingly? Apr 22, 2016 - Buko Pandan Drink with pandan gelatin and shredded young coconut in a creamy coconut juice. Have it out at room temperature 20 minutes before, though it’s also really enjoyable when eaten chilled! There are varying flour to eggs ratio for chiffon cakes, and these all make good chiffon cakes too. Coz I feel 7 eggs seem abit too much for my pan. Hi Val, you can use 1/2 tsp pandan paste, or even a tad more. These taste bitter, so snip them off with scissors. I wouldn’t put too much as colour-wise, the green colour could be a bit much unless you don’t mind. I realise there could be various contributing factors, so hope I’ve helped you identify what the possible issue or issues might be. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hi Jessie, you can substitute with lemon juice or vinegar. Pandan … Hi Jamie, sure. Hi Sally, it’s generally recommended not to open the oven door during the baking process, especially during the first half of the baking period for a chiffon cake. Thank you for sharing! Try whipping to stiff peak stage – this is when you lift the whisk and turn it upside down, the egg whites on the whisk should hold its shape straight up, and maybe droop just a little at the tip. The replacement ratio is 1:2. Sorry for all cAps cos the comment box only allow all caps.. My cake didn’t rise as much as yours. Hi Celia! * The filtered liquid is pandan juice. Next cut up the lemons and squeeze as much juice out as possible, about 100 milliliters of lemon juice. Give your kitchen cupboards or drawers nice pandan fragrance. For the batter: 2 egg yolks; 20 g sugar; 35 ml coconut milk (2 tbsp + 1 tsp); 20 ml oil (1 tbsp + 1 tsp); 1 tsp pandan juice; ¼ tsp pandan paste; 40 g cake flour; 1/2 tsp baking powder; pinch of salt. Hi Celia, aw..bummer, sorry to hear that?. The cake crumb should be moist, might even feel a bit damp when first removed from the pan, but not soggy. Happy baking! Make the paste first, then add it to the coconut milk. Thank you! Your welcome, Yvonne! An easy-to-follow recipe for pandan chiffon cake which makes a rich, moist, just perfectly sweet chiffon that's cotton-soft light and fluffy, and wonderful aromatic! But since this chiffon cake uses coconut milk, I’d be interested to know if the flavour of coconut oil intensifies the overall flavour of the cake, so I hope you can share if you do try this. Let me know if you’re in need of any help. Can u comment on why is that so? Only do so about 5 minutes before the end of baking, to check if the cake is done. Seeking your advice. Bake at 165 to 170 deg C, for 50 mins to 55 mins, depending on your oven. Hope you’ll like it! Hi! Resulting cake didn’t rise much unfortunately. In a separate large bowl, mix the flour and baking powder. Many recipes require either fresh pandan juice or pandan paste. shorter baking time. Fresh pandan leaves are as aromatic as they are flavoursome. May I know how to create a tall chiffon cake like yours? Hi Celia, came across your Pandan chiffon cake blog recently . I’m wondering if you took pics of your cake you could share? Mix powdered ingredients like flour, baking soda or baking powder (or both) and salt. Scoop out the pulp into a metal sieve, placed over a bowl to catch the juices. Basically, it looks a bit like a small hook at the tip. * Remove the creamy white bases; I can’t say for sure but this may be due to uneven folding of meringue into the batter. Gently run a thin spatula in an 'S' motion throughout the batter to reduce large air pockets. For the meringue: 2 egg whites; ¼ tsp cream of tartar; 20 g sugar. For the batter: 7 egg yolks; 65 g sugar; 120 ml coconut milk; 70 ml oil (4 tbsp + 2 tsp); 1/2 – 3/4 tsp pandan paste (your preference) ; 140 g cake flour; 1/4 + 1/8 tsp salt; 1 1/2 tsp baking powder. So thrilled to hear your bake was successful! Just wondering , I notice that some chiffon cake uses more flour & egg ratio . I only have a 6inch pan to start with…. Having been extremely encouraged by my success with my chocolate chiffon cake recipe adjustment a couple of days ago, I was ready to put forward my updated pandan chiffon cake! Hi may I know how I can store the cake? It should have minimal impact on the overall flavour, and are usually handy in the kitchen. The substitutions sound good! What do u think? I’d always been looking to put aside some time to update some of the most popular ones on the blog, especially this pandan chiffon. Great success. I have always wanted to make a chiffon cake but assumed it was too difficult. Prepare 50 ml of milk. Whenever someone locates a rare ‘wild’ population they usually turn out to be garden escapes so where it originated from is still uncertain, although the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, indicate the point of origin may be the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. * Wash leaves the leaves; Hi Celia Thanks for your reply. The Pandan Leaf (Pandanus amaryllifolius) is actually used in a wide range of Southeast Asian and South Asian cuisine. Hope it works out for you! I selected this for my first baking session with my bestie. Available till Sept 16. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Stir in the coconut milk, oil, pandan juice and pandan paste. You could fill in paper or cupcake muffin moulds, and bake separately after the cake. Hope it turns out fine! In baking school, we were encouraged to fold all our meringues with whisks! The cake looks superb. Thanks again for sharing this recipe & of coz it’s going to be my to go chiffon recipe for my family! How much pandan paste do I have to add in? * To separate the two, gradually and gently pour off the pandan juice; This leaves pandan paste which, if not used immediately, should be returned to the fridge and used within a week. Interestingly, the Maillard reaction that is responsible for browning during baking produces an analog of the compound. Hi Yvonne, You could try using 1.5 times the portions stated. So thrilled to hear it turned out well for you! Hi Wati, that’s wonderful to hear! Remember the cream of tartar is for whipping up the meringue, so do not add it here. Also , how come your chiffon do not have a dark crust ? Hi Celia, thank you for your advise. Loosely fill a 6 cup capacity blender with the leaves. =D. Hi thanks for your quick reply. Strain and squeeze as much juice as possible out of the leaves. Making kuih tako is another method to quickly use up the leaves. Stir with a whisk until until well combined. The meringue either didn’t hold as much air as it optimally could (under-whipped) or lost the trapped air during the folding process (over-worked). Hi Jessie, thank you for sharing! A tart with a difference — pairing fragrant pandan with citrusy lemon. Hi Celia! Thank you again!! Hi Celia, your recipe taste really fragrant and it rises well too . Keep at it, okay, you WILL succeed!???? Use the sweet potato variant with pale yellow flesh which has lower moisture contents, thus yields more paste, as compared to bright yellow variant which has higher moisture contents.) Yes, you can definitely use pandan essence. Have a 20-cm (8-inch) chiffon tube pan ready. Will definitely try your recipe . Will omitting it result in lack of pandan flavour? Pandan paste is a rich source of beta carotene, a precursor to vitamin A. You need of Pandan juice / pandan paste. Hi Stella, using a slightly larger cake pan would impact baking time, i.e. Hope this helps! It turned out beautiful. Hope to bring over to my cuz place later. The second is an overworked batter, which usually happens when there’s too much folding causing the meringue to lose volume – this too, results in a dense and compact crumb. Use cream of tartar to stabilise the whipped meringue. Enjoy! Cold egg whites do not whip up as well, so it won’t trap as much air as egg whites at room temperature. I love your recipe! Smooth and level the surface. When you’re ready to tuck into it, thaw out the frozen cake at room temperature for 2-3 hours, or until it comes to room temperature. Gently running a thin spatula in an ‘S’ motion throughout the batter helps reduce large air pockets. Would that work for this recipe? Add ⅓ of meringue (whipped egg whites with sugar) to the batter. Pandan rice usually found in Indonesian restaurants. Once the coconut oil has been incorporated, add coconut milk and pandan paste. Hope this sheds some light! Congratulations! The best pans are made of aluminium with a removable base. Many thanks again for working out the recipe for me. I need at least 2 days to get the paste ready. I strongly recommend folding with a whisk. I can think of a few possibilities if the cake didn’t rise quite as tall: (1) meringue might have lost a bit of volume during the folding process, thereby losing some trapped air bubbles; (2) meringue could have been slightly under-whipped so it hasn’t reached the optimal amount of trapped air bubbles; (3) may need to check if your baking powder is still active, or might have lost some efficacy. The other option is to substitute every 1/2 tsp cream of tartar with 1 tsp lemon juice or white vinegar, as they have the same acidity as cream of tartar. Make pandan paste
 Thanks! The leftover can be kept chilled. Thanks to advise. The flaky pastry is baked sans butter and eggs and the lotus paste filling made with diabetic-friendly sugar substitute maltitol sweetener, and spiked with fresh pandan juice. Info : Traditional medicine prizes pandan for its role in pain relief, especially arthritis and joint pain. Dear Celia i use your 23cm version recipe but change tartar to 1/2 tbsp white vinegar the cake turn out to be moist, soft, very ‘suntan’ taste.. Hi Jamie, that’s so wonderful to hear! Hope you keep trying – chiffon cakes are a little tricky and takes practise to get it right, but you will get there!?? If your recipe asks for 1/4 tsp of cream of tartar, then replace with 1/2 tsp lemon juice. Thus, resulting in a denser cake as well. You could also reduce the coconut milk a bit (say, 105 ml instead of 120 ml) if it was a bit moist. Hi Celia, I would like to fully omit the dandna juice. May I know how much pandan extract should I put in order to get more visible green tint & pandan flavor? Then run the spatula around the base to release the funnel. Thank you for your sincere sharing because for us amateur bakers, the best bake made our ingredients and efforts worthwhile. This will give you a smoother and finer cake crumb and enable the cake to rise evenly and uniformly. * Pour liquid through a sieve or muslin cloth, pressing the liquid out of the puree using the back of a spoon; You’re a gem! On the other hand, if over-whipped, the meringue will form clumps when you try folding into the batter, and is harder to break down. If the cake dropped out shortly after inverting, this is possibly due to under-baking or baking in a pan that has a bit of a non-stick coating. To everybody reading this post, just trust this recipe and enjoy. In a separate, large mixing bowl, whisk egg yolks and sugar until thick and fluffy, about 3 to 5 minutes. Pandan chiffon cake will keep well at room temperature for 2 to 3 days, including the day it is baked. Sustainable Gardening in our Continually Surprising Climate. Top n bottom heat setting? Hi, may i know how to adjust the ingredients measurement for a 23cm chiffon tin? What’s gone wrong. Craving Lechon? When it comes to coconut milk, I highly recommend the KARA brand, but again, any packet brand should be fine. Hi Celia My chiffon pan is 23cm, how to adjust the recipe & what’s the baking time? hehehe. I have forgotten to mention that I used a 23cm cake tin with your recipe for 100g flour. Bake on the lowest rack in an oven preheated to 170°C (338°F) for 45 to 50 minutes, or until done. Stand pots in a saucer or tray and keep this topped up with water – a depth of 1cm is sufficient; Take stem cuttings in summer. Here is how you achieve it. That’s so wonderful to hear! What could be the reason may I ask? I plan to make the cake as soon as I get my pandan flavor bottle. BUT not much pandan taste.. even after using exact pandan extract from phoon huat… only very eggy.. *chinese say jitankao same like any of my other chiffon cake… vanilla.. no vanilla flavour lemon.. not much lemon flavour (i really use alot until 2 Tbsp). What kind of pan size do you have? Stay in touch and keep baking! Hello celia, May i use coconut oil instead of veg oil? If your tube pan has ‘feet’ like the one I use, simply invert over a cooling rack. Required fields are marked *. Or do I need to use 60g eggs? You will need water, pandan leaves, a blender, a sieve (or muslin cloth), a pair of scissors, and a tall glass or jar. Hi Celia, thanks for the detailed recipe! ( Log Out /  Gently tap or push the pan's base to loosen the cake from the sides of the pan. ? Note: A bit of cracking on the surface of the cake as it bakes is perfectly alright! Mine came out really sticky and crumbly so it doesn’t look too nice when I scrapped it out from the tin. Now all you need do it cut the leaves into lengths that fit in your saucepan. Once the cake is taken out of the oven, immediately invert the pan with it’s funnel over the neck of a bottle. Pandan chiffon cake is moistened and flavoured with coconut milk and pandan juice. It’s fascinating to know you can bake in pressure cookers these days! * Seal, and place somewhere inside the fridge where the juice won’t be disturbed (eg not inside the door); Pandan paste is pandan concentrated juices. Hi Ping, greetings! The flavor seems to derive from one specific aroma compound (abbr. A sticky and crumbly texture is new to me, to be honest. Baking in dark-tinted pans will give you a darker cake crust, while non-tinted or light-tinted pans will yield a lighter crust, in general. What about salt? I just wanted to check if i have a 24cm tin instead, how do I calculate the ingredients to make it work? Thanks in advance for your advice . For the meringue: 7 egg whites; 3/4 tsp cream of tartar; 80 g sugar. There would need to be some compensation by adding more flour/egg whites. The essence is used in South East Asian cooking, primarily for desserts. do you have any solution to this? Hope this work out for you, Min, I’d love to know how it goes! Depending on the size of the waffles, serving size might varies. As for the dark crust, it’s more to do with the tube pan you bake in. We had this all the time as kids and I’m so chuffed to be able to recreate it for my family and my little girl. Because there could be a few possible causes, I’ll try to cover these in a separate email to you. I baked two cakes using your recipes within 1 week. If your crumb was airy and fluffy throughout the cake, and not dense or compacted towards the bottom when inverted, meaning the top is now the bottom, then it’s a good and successful bake. My family enjoyed it a lot! Then invert the pan again so that the bottom is now facing up. Add another ⅓ of the meringue and again, fold in gently. Pandan forms low, wide clumps and plants have shallow root systems. Once again, thanks so much for the recipe. For the batter: 3 egg yolks; 30 g caster sugar; 50 ml coconut milk (3 tbsp + 1 tsp); 30 ml oil (1 tbsp); 2 tbsp home-made pandan extract; 65 g cake flour; ½ tsp baking powder; ⅛ tsp salt. Hi Pamela, so glad to hear it! Hi Sally, I wouldn’t recommend using self-raising flour as the cake won’t be as tender. Chiffon cakes MUST be inverted once they’re out of the oven to let it ‘hang’, so you did identify the problem correctly after your first attempt, and inverted it on your second attempt. Thank you so much for giving this recipe a go!? In fact, even if you manage to fold without losing too much air, an over-whipped meringue is one of the most common reasons why chiffon cakes turn out dry. Hi Celeste, adding more pandan juice might throw off the ingredient ratios a bit as there would be too much liquid. Cover the jar and leave the pandan juice in the fridge. ? Have a lovely weekend! I tried it today and made 2 changes: coconut oil and 2 tsp pandan powder instead of juice and paste. I’m not entirely sure, but this happens to me too especially when baking in certain chiffon pans. You could in fact, omit entirely or substitute. The final batter should feel light, and have no visible streaks of meringue. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! wish you every success, Jamie! Make lots of things with it. Some cooks prefer to use coconut milk in recipes instead of water, just don’t try to turn this into a shortcut: blending pandan leaves with coconut milk makes filtering almost impossible. I use TOP and bottom heat at 170 deg and my baking time is extended to 85mins , still the same . Sorry to hear that, but believe me, I’ve had the same issues before. Then, there’s the rest of the ingredients that make up a thick batter made with eggs yolks, liquids (water / milk / juices / extracts), sugars, oil and flour. At the same time, it helps to reduce air pockets in the batter, so big gaping holes in your chiffon cake can be avoided. More often found is a chemically derived artificial flavoring which remains the go-to product in many countries that uses this flavoring. When I'm not outdoors doing my favourite activity - hiking - I'm in my kitchen, cooking! I used Philips pressure cooker. I hope your this pandan chiffon will be my to go chiffon recipe too. The mixture should be thick, smooth and free of lumps. Coconut oil would add its own flavour and should work nicely here with the coconut milk. Chinese-Style Tender Braised Chicken with Potatoes {New & Improved Recipe! You can still make the pandan juice as per the original amount, as there is more than for what you need here. Pandan paste is much thicker, it’s a puree, so it’s mostly leaf with little water. What if I don’t have cream of tartar? I have a 17 cm pan. You might have some extra cake batter left over after filling a 23-cm chiffon pan. Add the remaining meringue and fold in gently. But if you wish to use this alone, here is a modified 3-eggs recipe for an 18-cm chiffon pan. Thanks for sharing, stay safe. * Snip leaves into sections 1-2cm long and put into a blender; Set aside … If you intend to grow them in containers, a bowl is preferable to a conventional pot; Repot each spring and feed once with a slow release fertiliser in late spring to early summer; Pandan is not drought tolerant. The most common issue has to do with how well the meringue was whipped. And I think you’ll find that this is my best ever, yet! Can I check hw i can adjust my recipe for a 6 inch cake tin? I got a newbie question. so sorry, i posted in review instead of comment! (Reminder: It is suggested to use fresh thick coconut milk extracted from fresh grated coconut. I didn’t use lemon juice or vinegar for this recipe, as I usually prefer cream of tartar for a more stable meringue. Hopefully yours will work for me. * Pour freshly made pandan juice into a tall glass or bottle; For the pandan batter: 4 egg yolks, 36g sugar, 65 ml coconut milk, 40 ml oil (2 tbsp + 2 tsp), 2 1/4 tsp pandan juice (or pandan extract), 1/4 tsp pandan paste, 80g cake flour, 3/4 tsp baking powder, pinch of salt. It also helps reduce or eliminate air pockets in the batter. Add coconut oil and continue beating. I’ve baked this in a dark grey aluminum pan, and it browns nicely all around. Fold in gently. I have tried a few recipes but always failed. Cream of tartar is acidic and can be replaced with lemon juice or white vinegar. Do let me know how it turns out. Will it be ok? Happy baking and stay safe! Thanks so much for writing in! For the meringue: 2 egg whites; ¼ tsp cream of tartar; 25 g sugar. And I don’t know if my question is silly or not…? When you lift some meringue with the whisk (flick away excess), it should hold a firm shape from the base towards the tip, and droop over just a bit. Pour the juice into the sieve, cover tightly with a plastic wrap, and refrigerate until the water from the juice has drained away and only a paste-like pandan residue is left. Neha. In Production Today: From Cultivation to Creation. Homemade Pineapple Jam for Tarts, Pies & So Much More! Thanks. Chiffon cakes are best baked in a chiffon tube pan without non-stick coating. DO NOT GREASE THE PAN. An oven thermometer is highly recommended because oven temperatures can lose their calibration, so this is to be sure if your oven is at the temperature setting that you want it to be. This could leave you with a dense base. I hope you can succeed with my step-by-step visual guide! I’d really like to help. It has a “bake” function. Then run the spatula around the base to release the funnel. If you have a 23cm chiffon pan instead of a 20cm – how would you adjust the recipe for a bigger pan? Doesn’t sound like this posed a problem.? Will it be ok to keep the cake on the counter top (spore is very humid n hot) for just 1 day (make on thu, consume on fri)? How to Use Pandan Juice. Hi Rachel, from my experience, this could happen if the oven temperature is too hot, so the top of the cake expands and rises too quickly before the base and sides have baked through, then deflates. If you had blobs of beaten egg white in the batter which required more folding on your part, to incorporate into the batter, that would be a sign of overwhipped whites. Hi Fel, sure you could! Chiffon cakes need to ‘hang’ until completely cooled. Both occassion, the cake raised after baking. and wad size of the eggs shld be used? It will be OK without the pandan leaves, but will be lacking a certain aroma. Hell’s Bells – Ugly lemons! Hi Celia, I’m a newbie in baking but I would like to try your recipe.. Also, thank you for sharing the amount of lakanto and extra tips! Add 1/2 cup of water to the blender and process until the leaves are completely pulverized. egg white or the oil? As a chiffon cake, it is really light! Gently tap or push the pan’s base to loosen the cake from the sides of the pan. I love your recipes, will try more. Strain the pandan juice into a bowl or jug and add to the recipe. I use homemade pandan paste whenever I bake with pandan flavour. I tried the coffee chiffon cake too! Hi Jaslyn, thank you for sharing! Blend pandan leaves with water in a food processor until fine. Hi Doreen, thank you for writing in! And it can sometimes feel a little tricky. Wrap it loosely, but completely sealed, in several layers of cling wrap so as not to damage its shape. This is because the batter needs to cling to the sides of the pan as it rises, which is what gives the cake its height and airy crumb. & while typing out this, my 2nd attempt is in the oven! Thank you!!! Once removed from the oven, immediately invert the pan over a bottle neck once it is removed from the oven. Have a wonderful weekend and stay safe! Hope this works out well! In a pot, combine agar agar, coconut juice,sugar, and pandan flavoring and boil until agar agar is dissolved completely. Hi, thanks for the recipe. You also need to invert the cake pan immediately when it’s done baking and out of the oven, and let it cool completely inverted. texture dry. To compliment the custard filling, the beautiful green pillow-like snow skin is made with pandan juice extract and no artificial colouring. Can I replace cream of tartar with baking powder or baking soda? Cream of tartar helps to stabilise whipped egg whites so you can get those nice, firm peaks and the trapped air will be more stable. Hi Eunice, thank you for sharing! I would like to omit the pandan paste and use purely homemade pandan extract. It could be that the batter wasn’t made level all around in the pan before baking. Cold egg whites do not whip up as well, so it won’t trap as much air as egg whites at room temperature. To release the cake, run an offset spatula gently around the sides of the pan, pressing against the pan as much as possible. Use in cooking (pandan chicken, rendang, rice for making nasi lemak) 2. Hello Celia, Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Happy baking, Fennie! Yes you can replace the coconut milk with full cream milk, though the cake won’t have quite the flavour intended. Whisk on medium speed (speed 4 on my Kitchen Aid). In the garden First, pre-heat the oven to 300° F. Slowly mix the yolks, sugar, vegetable oil, coconut milk and pandan extract or paste in a bowl using your electric mixer or whisk. Thanks for the detail on pandan. I wish I had a 24-cm tube pan to bake in! I wish you success! Hi Jerry Hi Ann, thank you for your kind words of sharing and encouragement! Hi, I'm Celia. Why does that happen? Hi Jessie, the trickiest part of a chiffon cake is commonly the meringue. What a great recipe! Baked in pressure cooker and replaced sugar with lakanto. The mixture will separate and the water will float to the top while the denser concentrated pandan juice will settle at the bottom of the container. I surprised myself even when I tasted it and so did my Family. Cut up your pandan leaves into 5cm (2″) lengths and place them in a chopper with enough water to allow them to be ground. Does this help? Pandan paste (bottom) falls out of suspension from pandan juice. It’ll take much shorter time. 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