Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Seashell Kuih Bahulu/ Seashell Sponge Cake

Kuih Bahulu is one of my favourite snack cake.   Gertrude from My Kitchen Snippets gifted this seashell mold to me some years back and I have used it to make jelly and sponge cake.  That is what I did...kuih bahulu for CNY.  I took the recipe from Anncoo and love it...so light and springy..mmmm and what makes it even nicer to serve to your guests during the CNY period is the beautiful shape of this kuih bahulu.  The different types of seashells.  Not only the kids loves it , the adults are thrilled too, I can see my brothers even picked the one they like and popped into their mouth LOL!  sometimes audults behaves like a child too :)

beautiful seashells.....right? Envy me :p

Kuih Bahulu ( taken from Anncoo )


3 large eggs,
90 gm castor sugar 
1 tsp vanilla essence
90 gm plain flour
3/4 tsp baking powder


1.  Place a greased bahulu mould into preheated 190 C oven.
2.  Whisk egg at full speed for one or two minutes until light, pale and fluffy.
3.  Add sugar and vanilla extract and beat at full speed for another full speed of 1 - 2 minutes until thick and   creamy. 
4.  In another bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder. Fold lightly into the above mixture with a hand whisk.
5. Grease the heated grease mould again, scoop batter and fill to the top of the mould.
6. Bake at 190C for 7 minutes or until top is golden brown.
7. Remove kuih bahulu from mould with the aid of a skewer and leave to cool on a wire rack. Continue with the rest of the batter ( Step 5 - 7 )
8. Store in an air tight container.


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