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Steamed Layer Cake (Banh Da Lon) - The ultimate finger food! These are such yummy little treats. | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Layer Cake (Banh Da Lon)

Mildly sweet with a chewy and sticky texture, this scrumptious steamed layer cake is a popular sweet treat that can be found in almost every Vietnamese bakery and grocery store.  The cake has such visual appeal with its vivid green and yellow layers and if you’ve ever wondered how this cake is made, wonder no more friends!  This post takes you […]

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Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap) - Made with ripe plantains, this cake is a popular Vietnamese dessert! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Steamed Banana Cake (Banh Chuoi Hap)

In honor of Mother’s Day, I am sharing my Mom’s simple and delicious recipe for Steamed Banana Cake.  If you don’t already know, my Mom is the amazing person who taught me everything I know about cooking.  As a child, I spent countless hours with her being her sous chef.  It was in the kitchen that my love for cooking and developing recipes started.  To […]

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Deep-fried to golden perfection, these fish patties are amazing!

Fish Cakes (Cha Ca)

If you’re not a big fish fan because of the ‘fishy’ taste or smell, these fish cakes are the perfect compromise.  The fish is lightly seasoned, processed into a smooth paste and can then be fried, steamed or baked.  You will love how amazing these cakes taste with their unique, springy texture.  The best part is they are […]

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Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi)

This easy recipe for Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise (Xoi Vi) features the dynamic duo in Viet cooking: glutinous rice and mung bean.  These two ingredients are commonly used to make a variety of sweet and savory dishes. The Sticky Rice Cakes with Star Anise are super easy to make and unlike some desserts that need […]

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Silkworm Cassava Cake (Banh Tam Khoai Mi)-Who knew "silkworms" could be so appetizing? | recipe from runawayrice.com

Silkworm Cassava Cake (Banh Tam Khoai Mi)

With it being so close to Halloween I wanted to share a childhood sweet treat.  Growing up, every kid I knew loved Silkworm Cassava Cake.  Perhaps it’s the bright colors, the chewy, slightly stretchy consistency which prompted us to play with the cakes before eating them or even the mild sugar rush.  Whatever the reason, my Mom […]

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Snowskin Mooncake with Taro Root Filling

Snowskin Mooncakes Part 2: Making the Dough and the Cakes (Cach Lam Vo Banh)

This is Part 2 of the recipe for making Snowskin Mooncakes, must-have cakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival.  Last week I posted Snowskin Mooncakes Part 1 which shares the recipes for the Simple Syrup and Taro Root filling.  These delicious mooncakes come in a wide variety of fillings from sweet to savory and traditional to trendy.  The taro root is one of my favorite fillings […]

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Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake - Unique cake is a cross between a sponge cake and cheesecake and absolutely heavenly! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake

Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake is my new favorite dessert and after you try this recipe, it will become your favorite too! It’s the perfect combination of sponge cake and cheesecake in both taste and texture. What I love about this scrumptious cake is it’s not overly sweet as some cakes can be. The combination of fluffy cake […]

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Roll Cake / Swiss Roll / Log Cake (Banh Bong Lan Cuon) - Vanilla Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting and Fresh Fruit | recipe from runawayrice.com

Roll Cake / Swiss Roll / Log Cake (Banh Bong Lan Cuon)

I’ve received lots of requests for this yummy Roll Cake (Banh Bong Lan Cuon) recipe after I posted the Sponge Cake recipe. I held off on sharing this Roll Cake recipe until now because I was saving it for the holidays! This Roll Cake is elegant and so scrumptious with fluffy sponge cake, swirls of decadent whipped cream […]

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