Chinese Yam with Date Paste Cake

Chinese yam with date paste cake is a dish that is good for health. From the perspective of Chinese  traditional medicine, yam and red dates are ingredients that nourish the body. People with poor digestion can eat more.

The process of making yam mud is simple, just peel and steam it. The making of jujube mud takes a little time. Chinese Date Paste show the detailed steps.

Cooking notes

If you like sweet, you may add some sugar

The steaming time for Chinese yam should not be too long.

Add a little flour to mold, prevent sticking.

Ingredients

  • Red dates about 100 gram (remove the stones)
  • 2 Chinese yam  about 150 gram(peeled), cut into sections
  • 3 tablespoon flour

Instruction

The steps for date paste:

  1. Cut each date with scissor, remove the stones, and wash them.
  2. Steaming them for 20 minutes with steamer.
  3. Add them to breaker, add some water, beat them into mud.
  4. Add the mud to a pot, heat over medium-low heat while stirring, add oil several times,  until the water is evaporated.
  5. Add flour to jujube mud, easy to shape.
  6. Make red date paste into balls.

The steps for Chinese yam with red date cake

Chinese yam with date paste cake instructions

  1. Steaming Chinese yam  for about 10 minutes
  2. Mashed into mud
  3. Make mud into balls,  press every ball into wrapper, put red date ball on wrapper, let the yam skin wrap the red date ball
  4. Put it into mold, shape.
Chinese yam with date paste cake, a cup of tea

Chinese Yam with Date Paste Cake

Chinese healthy pastry
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Food breaker
  • steamer
  • Pastry mould

Ingredients
  

  • The steps for date paste:
  • Chinese Red dates about 100 gram (remove the stones)
  • 2 Chinese yam  about 150 gram(peeled), cut into sections
  • 3 tablespoon flour

Instructions
 

  • The steps for date paste:
  • Cut each date with scissor, remove the stones, and wash them.
  • Steaming them for 20 minutes with steamer.
  • Add them to breaker, add some water, beat them into mud.
  • Add the mud to a pot, heat over medium-low heat while stirring, add oil several times,  until the water is evaporated.
  • Add flour to jujube mud, easy to shape
  • Make red date paste into balls
  • The steps for Chinese yam with red date cake
  • Steaming Chinese yam  for about 10 minutes
  • Mashed into mud
  • Make mud into balls,  press every ball into wrapper, put red date ball on wrapper, let the yam skin wrap the red date ball
  • Put it into mold, shape.
  • Serve

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