Bánh khoai mì nướng, literally baked cassava (or manioc) cake in Vietnamese, is a sticky, sweet cake. The cassava provides the starch, the coconut milk provides the fat, and condensed milk is used as a sweetener. It\'s unlike any Western dessert you\'ve ever tried.Cassava is a starchy tuberous root that is widely used in South America, Africa and Asia. The flour made from the roots is called tapioca.
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Cassava Cake: A Filipino-style cassava cake that’s not cloyingly sweet.The Filipino-style cassava cake yields a dense and glutinous (though it is gluten-free) base cake, cloaked in a creamy topping, which is sometimes broiled to attain a burnt patina. www.tartineandapr...
Cassava Cake What it is: A creamy, not-too-sweet dessert made from cassava root and coconut milk. Why it’s awesome: It’s sweet, but not cloyingly so. For texture, the top is broiled until it’s almost crunchy. It can also be made gluten-free.