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NianGao is for Chinese Spring Festival

Holiday and Celebration Foods

NianGao is for Chinese Spring Festival
Ingredients:
12 ounces Chinese brown sugar pieces, crushed
3/4 cup cornstarch
3 to 3 cups glutinous rice flour
dash of salt
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
8 pitted Chinese red dates
Preparation:
1. Mix sugar and one and one-quarter cups cold water in a saucepan, and bring this to the boil slowly, stirring to dissolve the sugar. When it is all dissolved, remove the pan from the heat and allow liquid to cool.
2. Mix cornstarch, glutinous rice flour, and the salt, and make a well in its center and pour in the sugar water and half of the oil.
3. Brush a nine-inch round cake pan with the rest of the oil, and add the flour mixture to it.
4. Steam this cake for three hours, checking with a cake tester or a nail until it comes out clean, Before baking it put one or more dates in its center. when steamed, remove it from the steamer and allow it to cool. Then cut it into pieces and serve when desired.

                                                                                                                                                       
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