I finally made puto (steamed cake) and I nailed it. My previous two trials were both big disappointments and my third steamed rice cake experiment was better but I forgot to sift the batter before steaming that the resulting puto has gritty "uncooked" rice in it
I have always had these 'jinx' when it comes to baking sponge cakes. I don't really know why, though I've followed exactly what the recipe said, but still, it will end up either being heavy or 'very not a sponge cake should look like'
DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE. preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9inch round cake pans. 1-3/4 cups flour. 3/4 cup dark cocoa powder. Mix on medium for about 3 minutes. Bake for 30-35 until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 3/4 cup whipping cream. 3/4 cup milk. Melted butter and 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder, stir until completely combined. Add 3 cups powder sugar and 1/3 milk alternating powdered sugar and milk until frosting becomes creamy. Place 1 round cake on cake board. Place 2nd round cake on top. 350 degrees Grease and flour two 9inch round cake pans. 1-3/4 cups flour. 3/4 cup dark cocoa powder. 3/4 cup whipping cream. 3/4 cup milk