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One of the most exquisite in the world are the recipes, preparation, and taste of Filipino Cuisine. This food and cooking style has undergone a series of enhancements over the centuries. The Austronesian origin affects its delicate cuisine by that of many countries, this includes American, Indian, and Chinese cuisines, just to name a few.
Filipinos are dessert fanatics, with one popular favorite being the well-known “Taisan Cake”.
The Taisan cake a is chiffon cake traditional topped with melted butter with sugar sprinkled on top and in some cases grated cheese is also used. The Taisan cake has a light and soft texture that easily melts in your mouth. This heavenly cake is made and enjoyed all over the world, which has resulted in many variations along the way.
Lately, the popular food choice that has arrived and won over the Filipino people is, yes, the Waffles. It escalated from a snack to the most popular food item, I mean who could blame them waffles are delicious!
Who wouldn’t want a crispy waffle that is freshly baked and topped in front of your very own eyes? No wonder why people are even willing to stand in lines to taste delicous waffle creations. The Waffle Wizards observed the love of waffles and Taisan Cake in the Philippines.
We wondered what it would be like to create a fusion! That’s how the “Taisan Cake Waffle” came into existence. It goes down delightfully when eaten with coffee and takes a fraction of the time to make, compared to traditional baking.
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Since it is cooked in a waffle iron it is not as spongey as its original cake form, this makes it perfect to eat for any occasion.
So here it is our very own Waffle Wizard original creation, which we just had to share with you all! <3
Presenting to you, the revolutionary “Taisan Cake Waffle”
1 1/4 cup of cake flour, sifted
5 eggs and 2 egg whites
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup of sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 1/2 tablespoons water
1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
Olive oil cooking spray
Shredded coconut (optional for topping)
1 Preheat waffle iron.
2 Sift together cake flour, salt, and baking powder), set aside.
3 In large bowl, combine 5 egg yolks (keeping egg whites in seperate bowl), 1/4 cup sugar, evaporated milk, vanilla extract, oil, butter and water. Mix until ingredients are well blended using an electric mixer.
4 Add cake flour, salt and baking powder and continuing mixing for 2 minutes or until the batter is smooth, set aside.
5 seperate In a separate bowl beat the egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar for 1 minute at low speed. Then increase to medium speed for approximately 5 minutes or until a medium-peak is formed.
6 Gently fold the egg yolk mixture into the whipped egg whites until combined.
7 Pour batter into waffle iron.
8 Spray preheated waffle iron generously with olive oil cooking spray and spoon mixture onto the iron. Allow to cook for approximately 5 minutes or until golden in colour.
9 Remove waffle from iron and allow to cook on cooling rack.
🍰 Optional: Garnish your delicious Taisan waffle with melted butter and shredded coconut!