Saturday, 24 August 2013

Dessert for Beauty - Steamed Milk Pudding
美颜甜品:炖鲜奶

 
Homemade steamed milk pudding is economical in the sense that it only uses 3 ingredients: fresh milk, egg white and sugar.  If properly steamed, it's silky smooth with sweetened milk flavor.  The best part is , it heps to nourish our skin and improve complexion if eat regularly. That's why steamed milk pudding is also called "Beauty dessert".

I started with Double Skin Milk Pudding (双皮奶) , which is a famous dessert in Hongkong.  After a couple of successful attempts , combined with a couple of failed attempts, I realised my family does not really care whether the milk pudding has double skin or single skin. They simply love it.  So, I skipped the fussy steps of keeping the first skin,  and it turned out to be really simple to make. Since last month, we have been enjoying this dessert almost every other day at home.

To benchmark this homemade milk pudding with the one from local dessert house,  I went down to one of the famous local dessert house one day and ordered one bowl of steamed milk pudding. To be honest, the pudding there lacks of fresh milk fragrant, and the texture is not as creamy as mine.  I left the dessert house that day with great satisfaction, not as a customer, but as a "winner" :)


STEAMED MILK PUDDING

Ingredients
(2 servings)

- 3-4 egg whites
- 500ml fresh whole milk
- 2 tablespoons white sugar






 
Direction:
  1. Add fresh milk to a microwave safe container. Heat in microwave for 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from microwave, add sugar and stir well.  Let cool.
  3. Beat the egg white slightly (~30 secs) and add egg whites to the cooled milk. Stir to mix well.
  4. Run the mixture through a fine sieve twice. Divide the mixture into to two bowls. Cover with cling wrap.
  5. Transfer the bowls to a steamer. Under medium high heat, bring water to boil. Turn to medium heat, continue steam for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat. Steam with remaining heat for 5 minutes before open the lid.
  7. Once it's cool,  move to refrigerator to chill. 
Recipe adapted here.


2 comments:

  1. The food is absolutely amazing. I hope I could taste and cook that in actual, maybe if I have much time since I am so busy working. Anyways, thanks for sharing your article. God Bless and have a good day. Visit my site too.

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    I also love going to a place and at the same time taste their delicious and most wanted food.
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