Teh Tarik Cake

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Recipe Created by Oriental Cuisine

12 slices

Some skill required 15 minutes



For the recipe Teh Tarik Cake

For Teh Tarik Syrup:

50 g Tea Dust
370 ml Water
124 ml Condensed Milk

For Sponge Cake:

150 g Castor Sugar
¼ tsp Salt
170 g Dr. Oetker Nona Self-Raising Flour
40 g Ground Almonds (toasted)
4 Eggs (Large)
10 g Ovalett
1 tsp Dr. Oetker Nona Baking Powder
70 ml Teh Tarik Syrup
50 g Butter (melted)

For Cream Cheese Frosting:

250 g Cream Cheese (room temperature)
50 g Icing Sugar
50 ml Teh Tarik Syrup
15 g Gelatine + 45 ml Water
300 g Non Dairy Sweetened Cream (whipped)

For Teh Tarik Caramel:

4 tbsp Teh Tarik
100 g Castor Sugar
110 ml Dairy Cream
½ tsp Salt
60 g Butter




Bring water to boil, add in tea dust to infuse the tea, strain. Set 4 tbsp. of tea aside for later use. Add condensed milk to the remaining tea to make teh tarik.


For sponge cake, line two 8 inches round cake pans.


Cream all cake ingredients together except for the melted butter with an electric mixer until batter is fluffy. Add in melted butter, mix well.


Pour the batter into 2 cake pans and bake in the pre-heated oven at 175˚C for 30-35 minutes or until skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove and leave cake to cool. Cut each cake horizontally into 2 pieces.


Boil all ingredients for teh tarik caramel until thicken, let cool.


For cream cheese frosting, melt the gelatin in a double boiler.


Beat cream cheese with the icing sugar, teh tarik syrup and hot gelatine till creamy.


Fold in whipped non-dairy whipping cream, mix till well incorporated.


Place 1 slice of cake onto a cake tray, spread a layer of teh tarik caramel, followed by a layer of cream cheese frosting.


Repeat till 4th layer of cake, then cover the cake with cream cheese frosting and refrigerate.


Drizzle top of the cake with the tea caramel & decorate. Serve chilled.

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