Sunday, October 10, 2010

Lapis Surabaya



Lapis Surabaya is an Indonesian classic cake. Because it considered as a luxury cake, it ussualy served in special occasion such as Eid or as a gift for family or relatives. 1-2 small slice is quite enough to satisfied our appetite.

This Lapis Surabaya cake is using Fatmah Bahalwan (NCC) recipe. The recipe can be seen here. So for 3 layer will use as following recipe:

Lapis Surabaya Cake
30 egg yolks
250 grams sugar (original recipe total 300 grams)
375 grams butter, whipp until light & pluffy
150 grams wheat flour

Method::
1. Beat egg yolks and sugar until thick, turn off the mixer.
2. Add the whipped butter and stir well. Add the flour. Mix well.
3. For the 3 layers cake, dived the batter into 3 part. Add 1/2 tablespoons brown pasta into 1 part batter.
4. Pour the batter each into 22x22x4cm baking pan greased with butter and floured. Bake 12-20 minutes, at 180oC.
5. Chill. Stack the plain-chocolate-plain alternately, which each layer spread with jam.

Note: this Lapis Surabaya cake can be slice into 30 serving pieces.