Del Monte's Kek Kukus With Prunes and Mixed Nuts! Kek Prune Kukus with Mixed Nuts by ShareFood Writer 7th May 201926th June 2019 written by ShareFood Writer 7th May 201926th June 2019 Kek Prune Kukus with Mixed nuts Print Recipe CuisineDessert, Malay Servings Prep Time 6 pax 15 minutes Cook Time 2 hr 30 minutes Servings Prep Time 6 pax 15 minutes Cook Time 2 hr 30 minutes Kek Prune Kukus with Mixed nuts Print Recipe CuisineDessert, Malay Servings Prep Time 6 pax 15 minutes Cook Time 2 hr 30 minutes Servings Prep Time 6 pax 15 minutes Cook Time 2 hr 30 minutes Ingredients Steamed Cake 175 g plain flour 125 g unsalted butter 140 g Del Monte California Pitted Prunes cut into quarter 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp bicarbonate soda 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder 1/2 tsp salt 140 g sugar 30 ml water 4 tbsp orange/apple juice 100 g blanched walnut chopped 50 g pine nuts 100 g walnut chopped for garish Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting 113 g unsalted butter softened to room temperature 280 g cream cheese softened to room temperature 215 g powdered sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp heavy cream Instructions Prepare the cake batter In a saucepan, add in sugar. Cook over low heat till it caramelises. #Tip: Do not stir. You may twirl the saucepan to spread the sugar. Add in water and butter, use a wooden spoon and stir till the butter has fully melted. Add in cut prunes, walnuts and pine nuts. Stir till the mixture boil. Pour the mixture into a mixing bowl and let it cool down slightly. Pour in lemon juice. Sift in plain flour, bicarbonate soda, nutmeg powder and salt into the prune’s mixture. Stir to mix well. Beat eggs separately with vanilla essence and add into the mixture. Pour mixture into a case and cover it with aluminium foil. #Tip: This will prevent the water from dripping into the cake as it steams. Steam the cake Pre-heat the steamer for 10 mins. Steam the cake for 2 hours. Water will evaporate as it steams, hence, remember to check the water level and top it up every 20 - 30 mins depending on the size of your steamer. After cake is cooked, off the heat. Remove the lid and leave it in the steamer to cool for 2 hrs. Once the cake completed cool, take out from steamer and sprinkle orange juice on it. #Tip: This will keep the cake moist. Wrap in an aluminium foil and keep in an air tight container. Keep it for 3 days in room temperature, the taste will get richer and it will look shinier. Prepare the cream cheese frosting (prepare before serving the cake) Add butter and cream cheese into the mixing bowl. Fit on the paddle attachment, beat it till it’s creamy, well-combined, and lump-free. Add in half portion of powdered sugar, beat it on low speed till the ingredients combine. Add vanilla essence, lemon juice, heavy cream, continue to beat it. Add in the remaining powdered sugar, beat till it has fully combined. Assemble and ready to serve Place cake on serving plate, spread the cream cheese and sprinkle generously with chopped walnuts.