Monday, September 20, 2010


Kaya, comes from the word meaning "rich" in Malay. It is a coconut egg jam,whereby the jam is made from coconut milk , eggs, mixed with extracted juice from pandan leaf for fragrance and sweetened with sugar.

( Pandan Kaya Muffin taken from Google images)

( pandan leave or screwpine leave)


150g plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 large egg-beaten
40g castor sugar
50g butter, melted
100ml milk mix with 1/2 tsp pandan paste or 1 tbs pandan juice
12 teaspoon of kaya (coconut jam)


  1. Grease muffin tin.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder into a bowl. Add salt.
  3. In a large bowl, combine egg, sugar and butter.
  4. Add combined milk and pandan paste. Mix well.
  5. Fold in sifted flour ingredients.
  6. Place a spoonful of mixture on to the base of each greased muffin hole.
  7. Use a teaspoon to make a hole in the centre.
  8. Fill in a teaspoon of kaya (coconut jam).
  9. Then cover the top of the kaya with a tablespoon of batter until 2/3 full.
  10. Bake 200C for 35min or until skewer inserted into the middle of muffin comes out clean.


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