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Thai Banana Steam Cakes

Thai Banana Steamed Cake

Thai banana cake dessert has a unique texture that you will love and is different from any other dessert, I can describe the texture as sweet, moist, soft, chewy, and super tasty. If you’re looking for a great-tasting dessert that the whole family will, you have to try this Thai banana steam cake recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert, Gluten Free, Vegan
Cuisine Thai, Thailand
Servings 6 people
Calories 80 kcal


  • 600 grams saba bananas about 10 or use regular bananas about 3-4
  • 280 grams coconut milk
  • 80 grams glutinous rice flour
  • 60 grams tapioca starch
  • 4 grams salt
  • 150 grams sugar
  • 100 grams shredded coconut


  • Roughly Mash or cut the banana into small tiny pieces id you wanr to see oieces of banana in the cake. Set aside.
  • Sift the tapioca starch and rice flour into a bowl.
  • Pour 1/4 of the coocnut milk to the rice flour mixture and mix using your hands into a pasty dough about 3-4 minutes. Add a little more coconut milk if needed to get the consistency.
  • Add the sugar and salt to the dough and mix until slight combined, then add small portions of the coconut milk mixing inbetween each addition until well combined; the batter will be thick.
  • Combine the mashed or cut bananas into the mixture and mix until well incorporated.
  • Prepare your steaming pot with water and bring to a boil.
  • Fill the banana molds with 3-4 tablespoons of batter or you can use silicone muffin molds. Then add some shredded coconut onto the top.
  • Place into steamer and steam for 20-25 minutes.
  • Best served warm.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Banana Steam Cake, Kanom Kluay, Steamed Cakes, Thai Banana Steam Cake, Thailand Desserts