How To Make Chinese Black Bean Cake

Chinese Black Bean CakeIngredients

½ pt black-eye peas
4 tbsp cooking oil
¼ lb sugar

First Dough:

½ lb flour
4 tbsp cooking oil
4 tbsp sugar

Second Dough:

½ lb flour
2 oz lard


  • Boil black-eye peas until soft and sift through and fine sieve. Strain through a muslin to get all the black-eye flour.
  • Fry the black-eye flour in four tablespoons oil adding four tablespoons sugar. Cook for about 20 minutes on slow heat until dry. Remove from heat and put to cool.
  • First Dough: Mix flour, oil, and sugar together with a little bit of water to make a bread dough.
  • Second Dough: Mix flour and lard together (do not add any water to this mixture).
  • Make 15 pieces out of each dough (30 pieces in all).
  • Fill second dough into first dough. Roll and fold into a square.
  • Roll again and fill with black-eye.
  • Baste with egg or milk and bake 10 to 15 minutes in a moderate oven.

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