Saturday, July 25, 2009

Pandan Cake

I want to eat cake so badly that I decided to whip up some batter and bake it in the oven. Instead of using regular flour, I decided to use a pre mix pancake batter that is loaded with whole grain and fiber from fiber one.

I mix a small packet of pancake mix with 1 cup of coconut milk, 1 egg, 1 cup sugar, sesame seeds and a few drops of pandan paste.

I bake it in the oven at 325 degree F for about 40 minutes. Wow! It turned out great. The cake is very light and I can taste the grains. It goes well with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.


  1. Hi Zu,

    Now, this is what I call "resourceful"! Imagine turning a pancake premix into a pandan cake.

    This is the beauty of cooking/baking - the ability to improvise. This is why I enjoy this so much.

    Thanks for the lovely recipes in your blog. Do keep your recipes coming!

  2. Pebbles, the aroma from the pandan paste is so fragrant and it sweetened the kitchen.

  3. Hi Zuraida,

    I am an ardent fan of pandan cake. This looks great! What a smart way to improvise.

  4. This is one of those scents that I miss so much from the Philippines. Is pandan paste made out of pureed leaves?

  5. Cilantro, I like to cook something that is easy to prepare and yet taste good.

    Jude, I use ready to use pandan paste that I bought from the Asian grocery store.

  6. Hello Zue, what a site and what talent you have, gardening, pastry and what more.

    The roasted beet looks like red pancakes!

    Hope to be back. Take care.

  7. Hi Zu,

    I am inspired by you to try baking a cake using pancake mix as well.

    A quick question - how many grams is your packet of pancake mix?

    The pancake mix that I have comes in a large box instead of individual packets, so I would probably have to measure out a portion of the pancake mix in order to bake the cake.

    Thanks and happy baking/cooking!

  8. Pebbles, I should be more specific isn't it ....well the packet contain about 1 cup pancake mix.

  9. pancake mix ya? thts great idea zue! esp since pancake is light and fluffy. thanks for the idea!