Chinese New Years Cake (Leen goh)

Preparation time: 20 min Cooking time: 45 min


Light flavoured red bean dessert. Can also be steamed instead of baked.


  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of milk*
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of cooking oil
  • 1 bag of (400 g) Sweet Rice flour (Glutinous rice flour)
  • 1/2 cup red bean paste or 1 cup of coconut milk
  • *If using coconut milk, only use 1 cup of regular milk


Preheat oven to 300’F. Grease a 9"x12" glass dish. If using a metal pan, use parchment paper to line it as the cake is very sticky.

Put milk, sugar, eggs and cooking oil in a large bowl and mix well with a mixer on medium speed for 1/2 minute.

Add red bean paste and mix till smooth.

Slowly sift in glutinous rice flour and mix at a low speed till all combined. Pour into greased dish.

Bake for 45 min. Cut into squares after cooled.


Dessert  · Cake  · Chinese  · Red  · Bean

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