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Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Nuong) - Popular Vietnamese Sweet Treat | recipe from runawayrice.com

Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Nuong)

Deliciously starchy cassava (yuca or manioc) is combined with creamy coconut milk and fragrant mung bean to make this scrumptious Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Nuong). My recipe makes a simple batter that when baked yields a golden cake that is moist, slightly chewy and just sweet enough. Cut the cake into small pieces and enjoy as finger-food. It makes a […]

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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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Plantains, Cassava and Tapioca Pearls Dessert (Che Chuoi Khoai Mi Bot Bang)

This scrumptious Viet dessert is made with plantains and cassava cooked into a sweet and creamy tapioca pudding.  For those not familiar with this dessert, it is decadently sweet and rich thanks to the generous use of sugar and coconut milk as per the traditional recipe.  As good as the first bite always tastes,  I find this dessert to be overly sweet […]

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Pumpkin Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Bi Do) - Love the Flavors in This Cake | recipe from runawayrice.com

Pumpkin Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Bi Do)

This Pumpkin Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Bi Do) recipe is a twist on the traditional Vietnamese Cassava Cake (Banh Khoai Mi Nuong).  Instead of using coconut and/or mung bean, I use pumpkin puree and the results are heavenly!  The pumpkin adds a beautiful rich color and compliments the earthy texture of the cassava perfectly.  […]

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