Perhaps due to having multiple layers (lapis) this cake is named Jaja Lapis. Besides, each layer also has different color that can make it more interesting. This belongs to fresh cake with a very nice flavor. In addition to having sweet taste, this fresh cake also has a very chewy texture. It is very easy
Perhaps due to having multiple layers (lapis) this cake is named Jaja Lapis. Besides, each layer also has different color that can make it more interesting. This belongs to fresh cake with a very nice flavor. In addition to having sweet taste, this fresh cake also has a very chewy texture. It is very easy to find, especially in traditional markets and pastry shops.
Due to application of different colors, it looks very interesting and is liked best by children. If children want to enjoy this Jaja Lapis, they will take layer by layer and then consume it with joy. Understandably, each layer is very easily removed.
This is not a special kind of cake for offerings. It is commonly made for parties, such as for wedding receptions, tooth filing, mutual assistance or thanksgiving. When farmers in Bali are working in their paddy fields, whether plowing, transplanting rice seedlings or other activities, this cake is often served.
Aside from being easy to make, this cake also uses eco-friendly ingredients. However, it cannot last long, more than a day. Making this cake does not necessarily require difficult ingredients and does not need to cost a lot.
Ingredients of this jaja lapis (layered cake) include white rice flour, sugar, salt, sago flour, coconut milk, fragrant pandan leaves and food coloring to taste. In the past, people used use coloring from leaves, so it had a minimal color namely white and green only.
How to prepare it? Firstly, boil coconut milk with fragrant pandan leaves. Then, add with salt to taste and stir finely. At the same time, also prepare one tray and put rice flour, sago flour and mixed sugar into one. After that, pour boiled coconut milk into the flour mixture and then mix them well.
To determine the color, it begins by dividing the dough into some portions according to the number of colors desired. After dividing, give color to each portion of dough and then stir to blend well. Preheat wide tray and put a layer of colored dough. After half-cooked, put the next colors repeatedly until all colors are finished. Once cooked, cut into pieces and the Jaja Lapis cakes are ready to serve on plate. (BTN/015)