Category Archives: Nian Gao Recipes

Sweet Purple Potato Balls with Nian Gao filling

Introduction: Sweet potatoes are rich in antioxidants. The more intense the colour the more antioxidants and a single sweet potato contains more than 200 per cent of the daily requirement of Vitamin A. Now sweet potatoes are proven to be … Continue reading

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Nian Gao (Sticky Cake) with crated coconut

Ingredients: 1 medium size Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake aka Sticky Cake) Half fresh crated coconut Salt to taste Method: Remove the banana leave encasing the Nian Gao. I normally choose the harder Nian Gao for easy handling or … Continue reading

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Steamed Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake) with grated coconut

Ingredients: 1 piece of Nian Gao (Sweet Glutinous Rice Cake) Half portion of fresh grated white coconut Pinch of salt Method: Slice the Nian Gao into cubes. Combine the grated coconut and the salt in a plate. Set aside. Arrange … Continue reading

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Symbol of Nian Gao (Sticky Rice Cake)

Nian Gao literally means “higher year” in Mandarin. This special Chinese New Year Cake is believe to improve one’s luck in the coming year. Similar in texture to mocha, is our non-traditional baked version of a baked coconut cake that … Continue reading

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Nian Gao Mini Spring Rolls

Ingredients: 1 medium size Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake) 1 packet of small Popiah Skin Pastry 4 Tablespoons of Plain Flour Cooking oil for deep frying Method: Cut the Nian Gao into long strips of about 2 inches in … Continue reading

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