Baking Recipe : Taiwanese Castella Cake (Mini version)

Mini Castella Cake

Day 38 at Home

Staying at home makes us to be more creative. Yes this time I’m gonna share a baking recipe for making mini Castella cake. So castella cake is a soft cake consist of simple ingredients. Without further ado, let’s bakiiing!

Preparation time : 30 minutes

Baking time : 45 minutes

Yield : 6 servings (100 calories per serving)


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 35gr all purpose flour or cake flour
  • 35gr milk (I use low fat milk)
  • 35gr unsalted butter
  • 1tsp Vanilla extract

Meringue :

  • 2 egg whites
  • 35gr sugar
The ingredients

How to Make

  • Heat the unsalted butter and milk on the pan, or use microwave to melted the butter with the milk, then mix well with the flour
Butter and milk into the flour
Mix until looks like this
  • Then add the egg yolks into the batter one at a time, mix until smooth then add the vanilla extract
Add the egg yolks into the batter
Mix well and add the vanilla extract, set aside
  • In other bowl, whisk the egg whites using hand mixer or standing mixer, and gradually add the sugar, it takes about 3 minutes to get the meringue
Whisk the egg whites
After 3 minutes
  • Pour the yolks batter into the meringue
Mix the batter into meringue
Mix well the batter
  • Prepare the muffin tray, put baking paper into the mould
Muffin mould
Divide the batter into six evenly
  • Put the batter into the muffin tray, then put it in the preheated oven at 150°C for 45 – 50 minutes.
The batter will rise
  • Please do check your cake regularly while baking
Lovely cake fresh from the oven

You can serve the cake with honey or icing sugar, it will be more delicate. Enjoy with some tea or coffee in the morning or evening.

I hope you inspired with my recipe, staying at home does not stop your creativity, do something positive. Stay safe and healthy 😊

Enjoy the cake

8 Comments Add yours

  1. I have to try this one, thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. riestiw says:

      Yes it is simple recipe 😊

      Liked by 1 person

      1. I made it for my grandchild for mother’s day. Its heart shaped and has strawberries on top.

        Liked by 1 person

      2. riestiw says:

        Wow that must be delicious, put some topping is a great idea!

        Liked by 1 person

      3. They loved it, but I suggest making two cakes and adding a custard filling in between.

        Liked by 1 person

      4. riestiw says:

        That’s great, yes adding custard filling sounds good too.. 👍


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