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Indonesia Layer Cake with Cranberries Recipe

When I looked back my post on Hawflakes Layer Cake, I just realised that it has been more than one year since I last baked my Indonesia layer cake. I bought a can of butter for baking layer cake and kept until it was expired. I quickly grab it to bake for my next Indonesia Layer Cake with Cranberry. This time, I follow exactly the recipe in my blog too, with slight modification, I change the filling to cranberries. For my hawflakes and prune layer cake, I managed to bake a total of 8 layers cake but for this one, I get only 7 layers. It was still very delicious and as good as last two cakes! I spent less than 3 hours for this cake. You can substitude cranberries with raisins too if you like as the taste of cranberries in this cake taste very similar to raisins. Recipe here: (more picture can refer here) Ingredients: 340g tinned butter180g icing sugar (sifted)1tbsp sweet condensed milk 12 egg yolk1/2tsp vanilla essense1tbsp brandy (optional) 100g plain flour (sifted together with mixed spice)1.5tsp mixed spice 4 egg white Some cranberry and red colouring Method: 1. Cream butter and icing sugar with mixer (using k-beater) at medium speed until fluffy. Add in sweet condensed milk and continue cream until well combined.2. In separate bowl, beat egg yolks, brandy and vanilla essense with handwhisk until pale.3. Continue mixer at medium speed (step 1), slowly pour egg yolks into butter mixture and cream until well combined.4. Switch mixer to low speed, add in sifted flour and mixed spice, beat until well combined.5. In separate big bowl, beat egg white until very hard.6. Scoop 3~5 tbsp of mixture (4) into beaten egg white, stir with spoon until combined.7. Add (6) into remaining (4) mixture and mix at low speed until well combined. To bake:1. Preheat oven at 200C (TOP & BOTTOM fire).2. Line square cake tin bottom layer with baking paper. Oil the paper to hold it well with cake tin.3. Pour one cup of mixture into cake tin, make the layer even with spatula.4. Bake at oven until top layer is brown. (about 6~8 minutes depend on oven)5. When done for first layer, take out from oven, switch oven to TOP fire only. Poke cake's bubble with toothpick (if any).6. Pour another cup of mixture to make second layer.7. Repeat step (3) ~ (4) until second last layer, switch oven to TOP & BOTTOM fire, 180C.8. Continue to bake last layer until brown.9. Remove cake from oven and cool it at wire rack. *Note1: Arrange cranberries at 3rd & 6th layer. Press lightly with toothpick after pour 3rd and 6th layer mixture. *Note2: Take out 2 cups of mixture and add a few drops of red colouring, mix well. Pour 1 cup of red mixture on 2nd and 6th layer of cake.
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Being a Malaysian, I am a bit(yes, a bit only) shy Embarassed to say that I have never been to Sarawak. I give myself an excuse that it is too far away from my lovely hometown, Penang island. The air ticket is quite expensive to travel from here to there. But, I think that I am lucky enough to know a friend from Sarawak, which willing to share with us the recipe of their local famous food, Kampua mee ("Gam Mua" noodle (干盘面)). Kampua mee is from Sibu and it is Fuzhou (福州) food.


My first impression about Kampua was it almost same as dry Wan Tan Mee (干云吞面), as the sauce is black in colour and it is dry mee. Well, look at the recipe and cooking method, let's compare the differences.

Firstly, cook minced pork until it is cooked. (The minced pork is merinate with 绍兴花彫酒 and soy sauce). Remove from pan. You may replace the minced pork with pork slice or cha xiu (叉烧).

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Ingredients needed

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绍兴花彫酒

Then fried shallots in hot pan oil until golden brown. Remove from pan together with oil.

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Fried shallots

To prepare Kampua sauce, add soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, sugar and spring onion in fried shallots bowl. (add according to your own taste)

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Sweet soy sauce and light soya sauce

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Mee kampua sauce

Cook the mee in hot boil water, when it is soft, remove mee from hot water and mix into the sauce. Add minced pork and ready to be served!

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"Imported" kampua mee from Sibu

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It is differ with Wan Tan Mee, the mee is originally "import" from Sibu and it tasted superb with the sauce, the texture of the mee is harder and "Q" compare with Wan Tan Mee. The fried shallots and spring onions really give a big contribution to the fragrance of Kampua.

Since the "imported" mee is not easily found in penang, for penangist like me, I will replace the Mee with Indo Mee and follow the sauce from this recipe.

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Sauce in bowl
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Special sauce: garlic soak in venegar Wink

The Kampua mee is cook by my Sarawak friend where he learnt the recipe from his lovely Sibu's shifu. I would say that the shifu did a great job and successfully transfer her cooking skill to my friend. I would sincerely thanks both of them for sharing with us their local cuisine. So, what is the next Sarawak food recipe that you are going to share with us? Tongue out 期待ing.........Cool


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#6 sibu citizen 2012-02-13 15:21
JGN LUPA PEGI SIBU SARAWAK!!!! rugi tak pergi...pasar malam di sibu syok!!! comE!Come!cOMe!!!!!!
datang!!!
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#5 sibu citizen 2012-02-13 15:17
i really miss the mee kampua at sibu!!!!!!
dah lama dah x mkan nih!!!!!
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#4 MnY - Yong SH 2011-06-18 23:26
Hi Juju, I am not sure where to get the noodle in Penang. I got this mee from my Sarawak friend. You can try to replace it with Indo Mee or Wan Tan Mee. :D
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#3 Juju 2011-06-18 22:04
I haven't tasted this kampua noodle before, but thanks for sharing the minced meat recipe coz I have been wanting to cook something similar :woohoo: . Where to get the kampua noodle in Penang ?
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#2 MnY - Yong SH 2011-06-17 10:02
Hi Sonia, yes, the kampua noodle is really nice. You can try to cook it when you are free... it is very easy B)
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#1 Sonia aka Nasi Lemak Lover 2011-06-16 18:14
I love Sibu Kampua mee, i been there once, and ate a lot of this noodles, yummy!
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