Friday, November 21, 2008

Animated/Alphabet Sponge

When i was in Malaysia, i hated the Kuih Bahulu, not that it nearly choked me to death with their dryness, it is also the task given to us children to beat a huge bowl of eggs and sugar with a springy whisk and it was a chore, it took ages to get the eggs fluffy. Now, it is a different story, having not ate these cakes for awhile, makes me yearn for some. A Kuih Bahulu mould is needed and without it, have to improvise. I have these cast-iron moulds of Alphabets and Animals and gave it a go. They turned out pretty good.

4 eggs
100 g sugar
100 g all purpose flour (dry fry so as to prevent cakes from sticking to moulds)
1 tbsp cornstarch/tapioca flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Whisk eggs and sugar in a stand mixer(no more springy whisk) until light and fluffy.
Sieve flour, cornstarch/tapioca starch and baking powder and add 1/3 in to the egg mixture. Fold in lightly and repeat until all the flour is added in. Remember to fold in lightly as not to deflate the egg mixture.
Grease moulds and fill with batter.
Bake for 8 on preheated oven at 375F .



Wen said...

Wow! These are so cute and the kids will defintely love it!

Anonymous said...

These are adorable!

~Ling~ said...

Hi Lily, these moulds are lovely. May i ask where do you get them from?

Unknown said...


they are from William and Sonoma

Ana Powell said...

These are really lovely and adorable.
Have a great weekend.
Ana x

Anonymous said...

My dear Lily, you are such a fabuloousssssssssssssooooooooooooo cook. Goodness the things you can cook up never ceases to amaze me. You should be on!! Way to go lady.

Pat from Mead

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