Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】

Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】

by MaomaoMom

This fluffy cake is made with all-purpose flour and purple yam. Since we found purple yam in local Asian stores, it has quickly become one my family’s favorite foods. We love its sweet taste and beautiful color.

紫薯发糕F1 Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】
Prepare time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 3-4 minutes

Stand time: 1-2 hours

Level: Low

Serves: 6 servings


1) 75g peeled and cubed purple yam, 1 tbsp water;

2) 3/4 cup all purpose flour (120g), 2-3 tbsp sugar (30-45g), ½ tsp baking powder;

3) 3/4 tsp fast rising yeast;

4) 1/2 cup+1.5 tbsp water (142g).


1: Place purple yam pieces in a bowl. Add 1 tbsp water and cover with food wrap. Microwave at high for 2-3 minutes until the yam is fully cooked (Picture 1). Mash yam with a fork.

2: Add all ingredients of Ingredient 2) to 4) in the bowl (Picture 2). Beat with a handheld mixer at low speed for a minute, then at high speed for 2 minutes until fully mixed (Picture 3).

紫薯发糕1 Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】
3: Pour the batter into a microwave safe glass dish that is coated with oil (Picture 4). Cover with food wrap and let it stand in a warm place until it doubles in volume.

4: Microwave at high for 3-4 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool and cut into small pieces before serving.

紫薯发糕F1 Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】

pf button big Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】

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85 Responses to Microwave 【Purple Yam Cake】

  1. vicki says:


  2. Fr. George says:

    I just found your web site and I am thrilled as it is like no other I have ever seen as it is truly the best! A question: is yam cake a dessert or a savoury? Thank you for all you have done.

  3. Ming Ma says:

    求科普一下,baking powder 泡打粉是什么作用,和yeast什么区别,一般什么时候用。非常感谢答疑哦!准备向毛毛妈学习好好给家人研究吃饭这个事:)

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  5. Piscesisa says:

    请问你的经验是什么牌子的yeast和baking powder最好?

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  11. Irene says:

    Do you cover the container with plastic wrap when cooking?

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