Hi everyone, the dish today is Steam Rice Cake (Banh Bo) which is one of amazing Vietnamese Dessert Recipes. This dish also use with hollow donuts and sesame, or you can it eat without these things. And I want to tell that here is one of best popular street food in Vietnam. However, you can make it at home as well. It is not difficult as you think, trust me.
Steamed Rice Cakes - Banh Bo
So, are you ready to make it? To know how to make a stunning dish from Vietnamese Dessert Recipes, follow our instruction below now.
Steamed Rice Cake - Banh Bo 

- 250 gr rice flour
- 50 gr wheat flour
- 7gr baking powder
- 200ml coconut milk or grated coconut 200gr
- 1 cup of sugar.


Firstly, I want to say that there are 7 steps to cook one of stunning Vietnamese Dessert Recipes, so please follow it carefully.

Step 1: Add 200ml warm water on grated coconut, kneading carefully, then use the sieve to get coconut syrup.

Step 2: Mixed 250gr rice flour with 50g flour [about half a cup] mixed well.
Step 3: Add baking powder into the flour mixture has mixed, mix 1 cup warm water on it. Do not use too hot water, because baking powder will not hatch up.
Step 4: Stuffing both hands until the flour mixture become a sticky mass.

Step 5: put coconut water pot on the stove, cooked with sugar and then take them out to make cool, add little flour mixed with water to make the mixture viscosity.

Step 6: Add coconut syrup on mixture, and then incubated by a cover for an hour.

Step 7: Mobilization of small cups, small cups to pour the powder to steam. Steam for about 10 -15 minutes.

Now you finished here, Steam Rice Cake (Banh Bo) usually have many colors, you can add pineapple leaves to have soft green color. If you like to eat more grease, you can add more coconut syrup and sugar with a little rice flour. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, and you can use with Hollow Donuts if you like. Let us enjoy one of stunning Vietnamese Dessert Recipes with your family or your friend on the weekend or a beautiful afternoon.
Steamed Rice Cake - Banh Bo
From Vietnamese Food Team.


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    Lynn Thai 2013-11-18 20:02:43 Reply

    I have 2 questions. When you said wheat flour, do you mean all purpose flour or whole wheat flour? Most recipe for this cake calls for yeast, yours is baking powder. Is this single acting or double acting baking powder? Thank you for your help.

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    Chef Yuen 2013-11-27 00:45:26 Reply

    Hi Lynn, I used all purpose flour and with this cake, I choose using baking powder for making them. Hope this help can help you :)

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    Alex Yang 2014-03-10 22:39:34 Reply

    I did your recipe to the dot and my steam rice cakes don't rise properly. Any tip as to why? It stays kind of a gewy mess.

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      Chef Yuen 2014-03-10 22:39:34

      Hi Alex Yang, Sorry for this late reply. Would you please detail more what you made when steaming? I think we can have 2 problems here. Firstly, you do not choose the exactly flour what I used or Secondly, did you absorb water every 2 minutes when.

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    Tay Lor 2014-08-24 05:17:26 Reply

    Hi I was wondwering if you can convert your measuring to cups, teaspoon, tablespoon, etc.

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      Chef Yuen 2014-08-24 05:17:26

      Hi Taylor, Yes, I would love it. I have one ebook which include recipes and measurement. If you do not mind, feel free to send your email to me, and I will send my ebook for you. Of course, for FREE hihi Thanks Chef Yuen.

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    erica garzon 2015-01-11 07:39:59 Reply

    Hello can you please send me you Ebook

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    katy 2015-02-26 10:06:57 Reply

    Hello guys, hello Chef, thanks a lot for your recipe. I live in a North African country where rice flour isn't sold in the market, since all our recipes are based on wheat flour only. Do you have a method for getting the rice flour? I mean a way to p

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    Christine Do 2015-02-27 12:05:40 Reply

    Hi Chef Yuen - Can you also please send me your Ebook? Thank you so much.

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    Cynthia Vue 2015-04-10 08:51:44 Reply

    Can I have a ebook of this recipe? I would like to be able to measure the ingredients in cups and tablespoon. Thank you and hope to hear back from you.

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    Isabella tran 2015-10-27 06:45:54 Reply

    Hi there. Do you mean tapioca starch (bot nang) for wheat flour to make this banh bo? I have never heard making banh bo using all-purpose flour. Please reply back. Thank you.

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    Cristina Lee 2015-11-23 10:54:26 Reply

    Hello. I am very interested in making bang bo, but would like the measurements in cups please. Can you also send me a copy of the ebook? Thank you in advance.

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