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Monday, November 30, 2009

Kuih Kastard Jagung (Corn Custard)

This Jagung Kuih was a one of the many yummy kuih (Pastry/cake) prepared for most parties and celebrations in Malaysia. It is easy to prepare and taste so yummy, was one of my favorite dessert when I was young.

There is just no way for me not to make this at home when I am out of the country!

1 cup of Custard powder ( + 1 tbsp if you like yours a little more solid)
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of fresh Milk (or coconut milk)
1 cup of corn kernel (cream style)
A pinch of salt
2 cups of water

1. In a cooking pot, bring 2 cups of water to rolling boil, spray or brush a thin layer of oil on a container that you will use for the custard kuih.

2. In a food processor, blend together custard powder, sugar, milk/Coconut milk and a pinch of salt. Sieve the mixture into the pot of boiling water. Continue cooking at medium low heat, keep stirring so that the custard does not stick to the bottom of the pot.

3.Pour in half can of corn kernel, and keep stirring until thicken. The whole cooking process takes about 8-10 minutes.

4.Pour the custard into the container, shake it a little to even out the surface.

5.When the mixture cold down, keep it in the fridge until it firm up, cut it into pieces and serve.

中文版 -- 奶香玉米糕


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  2. hi, i tried making this, but how come the mixture won't thicken up like your picture? it's just watery, even after stirring for a long time...

  3. Hi Angeline,

    please let me know what custard powder you are using, and are you sticking to the measurement strictly?

  4. hi spicehunt,
    i got the custard powder from the dessert isle, custard flan? and yes, accurate measurement. thanks!

  5. Thanks for quite reply!

    How watery was it? did you proceed and keep it in fridge? does it still stay watery in the fridge?

  6. Eh Angie, reply la, I oso want to know!! Why so watery one!

    1. it might be the brand of custard powder, did you cook long enough?

  7. hi,

    may i know what is the measurement of "one cup"?

  8. hi, do we need to baked before freeze?

  9. Just wanted to say thank you for this recipe. I had vague memories of eating it as a child in Malaysia and eating it as an adult certainly disappoint! Thank you again.

  10. hello , my corn pudding wont harden , can i know is there any solution to save the pudding ?? and let it harden ??

    1. Hi, thanks for writing, you probably didn't cook it well enough, what brand of custard powder are you using?


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