Rose with French Vanilla Tea Nian Gao / New Year Cake

Rose with French Vanilla Tea Nian Gao / New Year Cake

0 made it | 0 reviews

Nian Gao is also used as an offering to the Kitchen God. As folklore has it, this deity observes the happenings of every household from the kitchen and submits a report to the Heavenly Emperor just before Chinese New Year.

  • Sub Category Name
  • Recipe Source Name
    Tea Inspired Festivities
  • Festivities Name
    Chinese New Year Festival


  • 400g glutinous rice flour, sifted
  • 300g dark brown sugar
  • 300ml Dilmah t-Series Rose with French Vanilla tea (6g brewed for 5 minutes)

Methods and Directions

  • Dissolve the sugar in the tea.
  • In bowl, put in the flour. Pour in the tea-sugar mixture and whisk until a smooth batter is formed.
  • Grease ramekins and pour in the batter.
  • Steam over high heat for 1 hour until done. Cool and refrigerate.
  • The cake will harden after several weeks, until which time, it will be ready.
  • To serve, slice into small squares of 5cm and steam.
  • Alternatively dip the slices into a batter of beaten egg and flour batter and fry in a well-greased pan.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2021 Dilmah Recipes| Dilmah Ceylon Tea Company PLC Printed From 28/07/2021