Friday, October 8, 2010

Sri Melaka Cupcake

Recipe from 'Magic Steamed Cake' by Alex Goh. Following is half portion of the original recipe.


100g gula melaka
60g water

2 egg
40g sugar
1/4tsp salt

70g corn oil
75g thick coconut milk

200g plain flour
1/2tsp baking soda
2tsp double action baking powder (I used 1tsp.)

1. Boil gula melaka with water until it dissolved, set aside to cool.
2. Sift flour, double action baking powder and baking soda together and set aside.
3. With a hand whisk, whisk eggs, salt and sugar together until slightly thicken.
4. Stir in the gula melaka syrup, coconut milk and oil until well blended.
5. Lightly fold in the flour until well combined.
6. Spoon batter into lined moulds till 90% full.
7. Steam in a preheated steamer at medium heat for 25mins till done.
8. Remove from moulds and cool on a wire rack.


busygran said...

I am sure the palm sugar and coconut milk combo makes these cupcakes 'lemak' and 'sedap'! What smooth shiny tops they have!

wendyywy @ Table for 2..... or more said...

With the reduction of baking powder, how's the texture of the cake? Still soft?

DG said...

Looks soft and yummy. I would like to try this, thanks for sharing :)

MaryMoh said...

Love these. They look very moist and delicious. Thanks very much for sharing.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Busygran, DG and Mary Moh,

Thanks for your compliment. :)

Happy Flour said...

Hi Wendyywy,

The texture of the cake is soft and yummy. :)

LimeCake said...

very cute looking cakes. love the shape.

Happy Flour said...

Hi LimeCake,

Thanks for your lovely words.:)

Baking Fiend said...

Hello Happy Flour,

I made these too 2 weeks ago. it was soft and fluffy, even tho i baked it instead of steaming. however, i found the taste of gula melaka and coconut milk not prominent enough. probably it needs a little more tweaking.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Baking Fiend,

What a good idea to bake this instead of steaming. The taste is fine to me.

yammy said...

hi can i use cake flour instead of plain flour?

Happy Flour said...

Hi Yammy,

Yes, you can use cake flour.