Easy Lemon Steamed Cake

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This easy lemon steamed cake recipe is worth to try for your family. It is pretty and delicious, plus very easy to make for a beginner in the kitchen!

steamed cake

I love lemon and love lemon dessert even more! When you use lemon for dessert recipe, it is so refreshing and the tangy taste is so unique combined with other ingredients.

This easy lemon dessert recipe is very easy. You don’t need an oven. You only need a steamer. The cake will come out moist and very fluffy.

steamed cake lemon dessert

If you have cake mold of any size, you can try this easy lemon dessert recipe. There are so many attractive mini cake molds you can use. They definitely will make your cake more eye-catching and lovely.

steamed cake mold
steamed cake mold

Easy Lemon Steamed Cake Recipe

easy lemon steamed cake
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 120 gr sugar
  • 1 gr salt
  • 140 gr all purpose flour
  • 20 gr cornstarch
  • 50 gr milk powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 75 ml evaporated milk
  • 60 ml coconut oil 
  • 50 ml condensed milk
  • 1 tsp lemon paste  (½ lemon juice)
  • 1 tsp yellow coloring

For lemon flavor you can use lemon paste or fresh lemon juice.

Evaporated milk combined with condensed milk will make this cake very flavorful. While coconut oil is used to make it moist.

Instruction

  1. Preheat the steamer.
  2. Put eggs, sugar, and salt in a big mixing bowl.
put eggs, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl steamed cake
  1. Mix high speed for 10 minutes until the batter turns pale and white. The batter should leave trail when done.
 steamed cake
beat for 10 minutes steamed cake
you can see the trail, the batter is thick and pale steamed cake
  1. Sieve flour, cornstarch, milk powder, and baking powder into the batter.
sieve flour
milk powder into the batter
baking powder
  1. Use a spatula to mix and fold until thoroughly incorporated.
  2. After that pour in evaporated milk, condensed milk, coconut oil, lemon paste, and yellow coloring. Mix well with spatula.
pour in the liquid ingredients
pour condensed milk into the batter
pour coconut milk into the batter
add lemon paste
add coloring if you like
  1.  Immediately pour the batter in a greased cake mold. Steam with high heat for 20 minutes.
pour the batter into the greased mold
put into the steamer
  1. Take out from the steamer. Wait for a while to cool down. Afterwards, take out the cake from the mold.
take out from the steamer
  1. They are ready to eat. Enjoy with a cup of tea!
take out from the mold

How To Serve Lemon Cake

Serve with a dollop of heavy cream next to the cake on a plate. Or simply serve plain with a cup of tea.

easy lemon steamed cake

Storage

This lemon cake can be stored in a container, however it can be kept up to 3 days in a chiller. Steam it for 10 minutes before serving.

Just in case you decide to make this easy lemon dessert, please tag me on Instagram, I would like to see the cake in your own cake mold.

easy lemon steamed cake

Finally, you can serve this pretty dessert, pair it with Lemongrass Pandan Tea or Rose Milk Tea.

FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Can I use fresh lemon juice instead of lemon paste?

A: Sure! If you decide to use fresh lemon juice, just use half lemon. Lemon paste is just for convenience.

Q: Can I store my lemon dessert for later?

A: Yes, just store them in an airtight container. Later you can steam it before consuming.

Q: What other citrus fruits can I use in place of lemon?

A: You can experiment with limes for a more tart flavor, oranges for a sweeter profile, or grapefruits for a unique twist. Adjust the sweetener based on the citrus fruit’s natural sweetness.

Q: Can I use other sweetener?

A: Absolutely. You can use alternative sweeteners like stevia, monk fruit, or erythritol. Adjust based on their sweetness levels.

Conclusion

This lemon steamed cake dessert is a wonderful delight to try at home. It is so easy even beginners in the kitchen can make it successfully.

You can simply accompany your children to make this lemon dessert. It can be a fun activity!

easy lemon dessert

EASY LEMON DESSERT

Yield: 15
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This easy
lemon dessert recipe is worth to try for your family. It is pretty and delicious, plus very easy to make for beginner.

Ingredients

  • 4 whole eggs
  • 120 gr sugar
  • 1 gr salt
  • 140 gr all purpose flour
  • 20 gr cornstarch
  • 50 gr milk powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 75 ml evaporated milk
  • 60 ml coconut oil
  • 50 ml condensed milk
  • 1 tsp lemon paste (½ lemon juice)
  • 1 tsp yellow coloring

Instructions

  1. Heat the steamer.
  2. Put eggs, sugar, and salt in a big mixing bowl.
  3. Mix high speed for 10 minutes until the batter turns pale and white. The batter should leave trail when done.
  4. Sieve flour, cornstarch, milk powder, and baking powder into the batter.
  5. Mix and fold using a spatula until thoroughly incorporated.
  6. Pour in evaporated milk, condensed milk, coconut oil, lemon paste, and yellow coloring. Mix well with spatula.
  7. Pour in a greased cake mold. Steam with high heat for 20 minutes.
  8. Take out from the steamer. Wait for a while to cool down. Take out the cake from the mold.
  9. They are ready to eat. Enjoy with a cup of tea!

Notes

Yellow coloring is optional. If you use it, it will make the cake more attractive.

Any cake mold can be used for steaming, including silicone cake mold.

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