Mango sago lava cake (chiffon cake)

Mango sago lava cake (chiffon cake)

4-6 servings

3 hours

Ingredients

  1. Chiffon Cake
  2. 3 Eggs (approx. 80 g egg white, 50 g egg yolk)
  3. 2 Tbsp (30 g) vegetable oil
  4. 2 Tbsp (30 g) milk of your choice, or simply water
  5. 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract (optional)
  6. 2 Tbsp (30 g) Sugar
  7. 2 Tbsp (30 g) Sugar
  8. 50 g Cake flour
  9. 1/2 tsp lemon juice (to stabilize egg white foam)
  10. Mango lava
  11. 2.8 oz (80 g) Mango puree
  12. 1 Tbsp (20 g) Coconut cream
  13. For more liquidish mango lava, use ½ cup milk
  14. For thicker mango lava, use ¼ cup milk and whisk the cream a little longer
  15. 1 cup (100 g) Heavy cream
  16. 1 Tbsp (12 g) Sugar
  17. Decoration
  18. Diced mango
  19. Pomelo/grapefruit
  20. 6 g Sago (add more as you wish; cook 20 g if you want sago to cover the whole cake)

Steps

  1. 1
    Prep: 1. Preheat the oven to 300 ºF (150 ºC) 2. Separate egg whites from egg yolks 3. Chill egg whites in the fridge
  2. 2
    Egg yolk mixture: 1. Mix oil, milk, vanilla extract and egg yolk 2. Sieve flour in and mix well
  3. 3
    Whisk egg white: 1. Add a bit of lemon juice to egg whites 2. Add sugar while whisking 3. Whisk egg whites until stiff peak forms (with a tip that folds over)
  4. 4
    Chiffon cake: 1. Fold 1/3 of egg whites into egg yolk mixture 2. Gently fold and mix them 3. Transfer batter mixture back into egg whites, fold and mix 4. Pour into a 6-inch cake pan 5. Bake at 300 ºF (150 ºC) for 45 minutes (The actual baking time depends on individual’s oven) 6. After baking, let it cool upside down
  5. 5
    Mango sago lava: 1. Blend mango puree, coconut cream and milk 2. Whip the heavy cream (with sugar added) till soft peak forms 3. Mix the whipped cream with mango mixture
  6. 6
    Assemble: 1. Wrap Chiffon with cake collar 2. Fill the center with mango lava (halfway) and top with sago 3. Pour mango sago on top of the cake 4. Decorate with the mango and grapefruit (pomelo) 5. Set your camera/phone to video mode, lift up the cake collar 6. Enjoy