Pandan Gula Melaka Cake

Serving 8 - 10 pax
Preparation Time 1h 30mins
Skill Difficult

For the pandan cake
5 Whole eggs
250g SCS salted butter
230g Caster sugar
250g Self-raising flour
½ tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Pandan paste

For the gula melaka frosting
300g Cream cheese spread
80g SCS unsalted butter
100g Icing sugar
120g Gula melaka, grated
40ml Water
300ml Whipping cream


For the pandan cake

  1. Cream butter and sugar till lighter in colour and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one by one and flour sifted with baking powder. Continue mixing till
    mixture is smooth.
  3. Add pandan paste to cake batter and mix well.
  4. Pour mixture into a 2 lined 9-inch baking tin, bake in a preheated oven at 180°C
    for about 40 mins.
  5. Allow cake to cool.

For the gula melaka frosting

  1. Cook gula melaka with water in a pot over low heat to make syrup. Allow to cool.
  2. Mix softened cream cheese spread, unsalted butter with icing sugar and gula
    melaka syrup in a bowl using a spatula until smooth for the gula melaka frosting.
  3. Slice pandan cake sideways into 3 layers, spread the gula melaka frosting
    and assemble.
  4. Coat exterior of cake with whipped whipping cream and decorate as desired.
  5. Chill in refrigerator before serving.
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