Klepon is one of the traditional snacks whose existence until today still continues to be successful. Klepon is round in shape, with brown sugar filling and covered in grated coconut. It has a unique (chewy) texture. It is usually served as breakfast or snack for some people.
This cake was originally introduced in the Netherlands by an Indonesian immigrant. Klepon itself in Javanese which means “animal ovaries”, similar to its round and small shape. Usually, Indonesian people serve klepon along with other traditional snacks such as getuk, cucur cake, layer cake, and so on.
Klepon itself has many values that we can learn from. Quoted from the book Learning from Traditional Javanese Food, Klepon is a symbol of simplicity. The ingredients that are easily found, and it is very simple to make. Modesty or not being excessive is an essential type behavior that a person should have.
In this recipe, Prochiz will provide an innovative recipe form of Klepon. Usually Klepon is covered in grated coconut, but at this time we will use grated cheese! Boy, have Prochiz Lovers ever tried it? Covered and filled with cheese, this Klepon will taste brand new. All of the ingredients are easy to find and within a short amount of time, we can easily make Klepon Cheese at home.
- 200 gr Glutinous Rice Flour
- 1 tbsp Cornstarch
- 175 ml Hot Water
- 10 gr Pandan Paste
- ¼ tsp Salt
- 50 gr Prochiz Spready
- 15 gr Sugar
- Prochiz Cheddar Royale
- Combine glutinous rice flour, cornstarch, salt and pandan paste together. Then slowly pour in the hot water into the dough.
- Knead until the dough is mixed thoroughly. Then shape like a ball.
- Prepare the filling material. Combine Prochiz Spready and granulated sugar until mixed evenly.
- Then start piping small balls on a container or cookie sheet and put it in the freezer.
- When filling is frozen, stuff the klepon dough with the cheese filling and close it tight.
- Bring the water to a boil, then cook the klepon over boiling water until the klepon is cooked and floating.
- Roll and cover the klepon on a grated Prochiz Cheddar Royale cheese.