Kuih Bingka Ambon

Preparation time: 2.5 hour
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Makes: 1 big piece


8QL Omega Egg yolks
150 gtapioca flour
100 mlcoconut milk + 100 ml coconut water
4kaffir lime leaves, roughly shredded
1lemongrass, bruised
150 gsugar
½ tspsalt
1 tsptumeric powder
1 tspvanilla essesnse
1 flat tray or 1 deep loaf tin
For Yeast Mixture:
50 gplain flour
2 tbspsugar
120 mlwarm water
2 tspyeast


  1. In a mixing bowl, add in flour, sugar, yeast and warm water. Mix well, cover it up and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  2. In a pot, add in coconut milk, coconut water, kaffir lime leaves and lemongrass. Cook until simmer.
  3. Add in turmeric powder and continue simmer. Stir constantly and simmer until thick.
  4. In a mixer, add in QL Omega Egg yolk , sugar and salt. Whisk until fluffy. Then add in the yeast mixture.
  5. Gradually mix in tapioca flour, turmeric coconut mixture and vanilla essence. Leave the batter to rest and rise for 2-2½ hours.
  6. Grease a loaf tin with some oil and heat in pre-heat oven at 180⁰C for 5 minutes.
  7. Pour the batter into the hot loaf tin. Bake in pre-heat oven at 180⁰C and set to bottom heat only. Bake for 30 minutes or until the bubbles lessened and leave the oven door slightly open.
  8. Then, change the oven setting to top and bottom heat, close the oven door and bake for another 10 minutes.
  9. Leave to cool before remove out from loaf tin.


QL Chef Tips:

  • DO NOT mix or stir the batter after pouring into the loaf tin/tray.
  • Turmeric can be replaced by Pandan flavour according to individual liking.


QL Omega & QL Deli Fresh eggs are available at major hypermarkets and supermarkets. For more information on QL Eggs, click here.


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