Yam cake

This is my third time making yam cake…

this is a more yam bites type of yam cake. Do 1/2 recipe if only meant for 2-3paxs.



340g rice flour
80g tapioca flour
900-1000ml water – depends on the softness u want achieved.
4 tblsp sesame oil/ shallot oil
2 -3 tsp salt
1 tsp ground white pepper
900g yam- diced
50g dried shrimp, soaked in water, chopped coarsely (reserve liquid)
8 chinese mushroom, soaked & diced finely
1-2 Chinese sausage , diced finely.

Garnish :
10 shallots, sliced thinly
1 red chili, seeded and sliced
1 stalk spring onion , chopped


Dissolve flours in water. Leave aside while preparing the ingredients.

Heat oil in wok, Stir in shallot. fry until golden brown. Remove shallot from wok and set aside.

Use the oil to fry the dry shrimps, mushroom, sausage till fragrant. Add in yam. stir fry until fragant. Turned to lower heat.
Add reserved dried prawns liquid. Add sesame oil, salt, pepper. Stir fry till the dry shrimp water absorbed by the yam.

Add in the flour mixture. Stir it with low flame on.
Once it thicken.
Transfer batter into a lightly greased 8″ deep pan, steam for 40-50 minutes. Cool completely in the pan before slicing.

Slice and garnish with red chili, fried shallot and spring onion.

I used loaf pan. Steam it for 35- 40min.
I managed to make 3 loaf of it.



Steam yam cake all dressed up to go..
One for hubby to bring to work place to share..
One for lil Missy school..
Condiment : sweet dark sauce & crispy prawns chilli






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