This is a special recipe compilation for common traditional Chinese Steamed Cakes and Kuih to facilitate readers in finding the recipes and select those that are suitable for their religious purposes. These are also healthier snacks that have less oil and do not need an oven.. This is an updated post on 26-5-2015. The post will be updated once a year. Some of the compilation may have overlapped with other compilations. The 4 major categories are as follows:
Steamed sponge cake (鸡蛋糕类）
Huat Kuih （发糕类）
Steamed Buns (包点类）
Other steamed kuihs and snacks (粿，糕类）
For individual recipes just click on the title or individual recipes to go the respective posts.
CHINESE STEAMED SPONGE CAKE (鸡蛋糕）
Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake 汽水鸡蛋糕 – This traditional kuey neng ko uses gassy drinks and self raising flour to enhance its shape.
Peach Flavoured Chinese Steamed Sponge Cake 桃味鸡蛋糕 – Besides the above recipe, you can also used this recipe and have some fruity flavoured kuey neng ko
Traditional Steamed Sponge Cake （古早味鸡蛋糕） – If you do not fancy the shape but purely want some kuey neng ko that is full of egg’s aroma, you can try this recipe. This is the simplest traditional recipe that provide aroma but shape is difficult to achieve unless you have a very tall traditional type of steamer cover.
HUAT KUIH (发糕）
Pandan Huat Kuih (香兰发糕) – Note that this recipe have butter and eggs and therefore, depends on individual, whether it is suitable for your religious purposes.
Palm Sugar or Gula Melaka or Gula Apong Huat Kuih (椰糖发糕）– Another Huat Kuih using wheat flour for you to choose.
Oolong Tea Huat Kuih (茶香发糕）– you can always used green tea instead of oolong
Chinese Rice Flour Cake (粘米粉发糕） – This is the type of Huat Kuih being prepared for offering using rice flour and use of Eno, a type of fruit salt.
Chinese Rice Flour Cake (粘米粉发糕） – In the same post, there is another recipe of rice flour huat kuih. Instead of using en, baking soda was used to make the kuih flourish.
STEAMED BUNS, MANTOUS AND OTHER CHINESE BUNS (包点，馒头等）
OTHER CHINESE TRADITIONAL KUIHS AND STEAMED CAKES (其他糕点）
Steamed Yam and Pumpkin Cake (芋头金瓜糕）
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