Monday, October 31, 2011



500g flour

2 tsp baking powder 
1 tsp yeast
300 ml water
6 pcs gula melaka (palm sugar, about 300g)
250-300 ml coconut milk. 

1) Boil the water and sugar and let it cool. 
2) Sift in dry ingredients and mix the rest of the ingredients until smooth. 
3) Rest for about 30 mins.
4) Steam at very high heat for about 18-20mins for small huat kueh(s).

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Kek Hong 吉红

700g glutinous rice flour
600g Sugar
800ml Water
1/2 tbsp banana essence
100g cooked rice flour

Mix glutinous rice flour, sugar, banana essence and water till the sugar dissolves. Pour the mixture into greased baking tins and steam at medium heat for about 20 minutes or till it's cooked through. Leave to cool. Toss in the cooked rice flour and cut into small pieces.

Steamed Tapioca Kueh with shredded coconut

Ingredients :
1 kg grated Tapioca/cassava

80g Tapioca flour
200 g Cane sugar
400 ml Water

1 pandan leaf
3 pandan leaves
Pinch Of Salt
250 g shredded coconut


1. Steam shredded coconut, pandan leaves and salt for about 10 minutes, leave aside to cool.
2. Heat the water, cane sugar and pandan leaf till the sugar dissolved, leave aside to cool.

3. In the mixing bowl, mix the grated tapioca, tapioca flour, sugar syrup. Mix well.
3.Transfer into a lightly greased 18 cm round baking tin and steam for about 40 minutes over medium heat or until it's done.
4. Remove the steamed tapioca Kueh from the steamer and leave aside to cool completely before cutting into bite-sized pieces.
5. Cut to desire shape, toss the shredded coconut before serving.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Traditional Butter Cake

Traditional Butter Cake
8-inch baking tin)

250g Salted Butter 
80g Margarine 
200g Caster sugar 
5 Eggs 
260g Plain flour 
1 tsp baking powder 
2 tbsp Fresh Milk 
1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence 

Preheat the oven at 170 deg C for about 15 minutes. Grease the baking tin and line the bottom with a round baking paper. 
Using an wooden spatula, cream butter, margarine, caster sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time,to combine. Add half the flour. Stir to combine. Add half the milk. Stir to combine. Repeat with remaining flour and milk.
Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10 minutes. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.