Air Fryer Pandan Cake Recipe

Air Fryer Pandan Cake Recipe


Pandan cake is a popular Southeast Asian dessert known for its fragrant pandan flavour and soft, fluffy texture. Traditionally baked, this version uses an air fryer, making it a convenient option for those who want a quick and easy way to enjoy this classic treat. The pandan extract gives the cake its distinctive flavor and green colour, making it not just delicious but also visually appealing.



  • All-purpose flour: 150 g
  • Baking powder: 5 g
  • Salt: A pinch
  • Eggs: 4
  • Sugar: 150 g
  • Coconut milk: 100 ml
  • Pandan extract: 10 ml
  • Vegetable oil: 50 ml




  • In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the eggs with sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in coconut milk, pandan extract, and vegetable oil into the egg mixture.
  • Gently fold in the dry ingredients until just combined. Avoid over-mixing.

Preparing the Cake Tin:

  • Grease a cake tin that fits into your air fryer.
  • Pour the batter into the cake tin, smoothing the top with a spatula.


  • Preheat the air fryer to 160°C.
  • Place the cake tin in the air fryer basket.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

Cooling and Serving:

  • Let the cake cool in the tin for a few minutes before transferring it to a wire rack.
  • Once cooled, the pandan cake is ready to serve. It can be enjoyed as is or with a dusting of powdered sugar.


  • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature before starting.
  • The pandan extract is key for the authentic flavor and color of the cake.

This Air Fryer Pandan Cake recipe is designed to be simple and foolproof, perfect for a delicious homemade dessert.


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