Niangao or glutinous rice cake is a very important Chinese New Year Cake that most families will prepare and purchased during Chinese New Year. It signifies progression over the years or 年年高升.
In essence, niangao is made from glutinous
As explained in my Braising egg white post earlier last week, egg whites can be a tedious problem for home baker especially during Chinese New Year. The egg white accumulated purely from egg washing can easily accumulate to 1