Indonesian Layered Cake

The Indonesian Layered Cake is no doubt the international favourite one among baking recipes in general and Asian desserts in particular.

If you do visit Indonesia, mainly places of interest like Bali, Medan, Yogyakarta and other destinations, do not pass up on the chance to buy yourself a bagful or two of this flavourful Asian sponge cake.

On the other hand, if you are not visiting this lovely country anytime soon, you can always make your own Indonesian Layered Cake with the help of our recipe. However, do bear in mind that patience is everything when making this layered dessert.


  • 450 g Butter
  • 5 Egg Whites
  • 1 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 220 g Castor Sugar
  • 120 g Plain Flour
  • 17 Egg Yolks
  • 2 tbsp Rum (optional)
  • Mixed spice that consists of cinnamon bark, cloves, star anise and green cardamon grinded together into powder. This can be bought at any bakery supplies store.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *