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Pukis Cake

Pukis cake or kue pukis is a traditional Indonesian snack made with coconut milk. Its texture is undeniably soft yet slightly chewy, you’ll ask for more than one.
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Author: Linda Kurniadi


  • 2 cups 300 grams all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon instant dry yeast
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted, and let it cool
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Chocolate sprinkles grated cheese, Nutella for filling


  • Combine everything except baking powder and ingredients for the filling in a bowl. Set aside for 30 minutes - 1 hour.
  • Add in baking powder. Mix and set aside for another 10 minutes.
  • Heat the mold pan and pour the batter approximately 1/2 full. Close the lid and cook with low heat.
  • Once the hole appears on the surface of the cake, add the fillings and pour the batter until it is 3/4 full. Close the lid and continue cooking until the cake is dry or fully cooked for about 5 minutes; then remove it from the heat.