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Taisan

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 2 loaf pans 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs yolks
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup flavourless oil (vegetable oil, canola oil, corn oil)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • melted butter, to brush with cake

Instructions

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  2. Beat together egg whites and cream of tartar using a hand mixer, and beat in high speed. Slowly add all of the sugar and continue beating until medium peaks form. Set it aside.
  3. On another bowl whisk egg yolks, vanilla, milk, oil and water, stir this in to the flour mixture then mix gently until batter is smooth and even in consistency.
  4. Now fold the batter and egg white mixture together. Divide the mixture evenly in two 9 x 5-inch loaf pan Bake in a 160C pre-heated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Remove from oven, let it cook then brush loaf with melted butter on top.