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Husband and Wife Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ben Wallace

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
-4 cups water
-1 lb starch flour
-1 1/3 cups sugar
-1/2 cup flaked coconut
-5 ounces yellow mung beans, soaked in water
-2/3 cup sugar syrup
-1 tablespoon vegetable oil
-2 tablespoons lemon extract

Directions:
Directions:
To make the dough mix water, flour, sugar and shredded coconut until mixture solidifies.

Cook mung beans in water on stove top until tender, may take up to 1 hour on stove top. Drain pot then put back on stove. Pour in sugar syrup and oil. When most of the liquid has evaporated, add extract and remove from heat.

Put a thin layer of dough in small individual molds or cupcake tins, layer a small spoon of bean stuffing on top and top with another layer of dough.

Place in steamer for about 20 minutes or until the dough is transparent. Remove from molds, let cool and serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes: 25 to 30 Cupcakes
Preparation Time: 1.5 Hours
Cook Time: 20 Minutes




 

 

 

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