Kuih Bahulu - Mini Sponge Cake

Mini sponge cake - kuih bahulu picture

Kuih Bahulu - Mini Sponge Cake

Ingredients:
  • 4 eggs (cold from fridge)
  • 175grams sugar
  • 175grams flour
  • ½ baking powder
  • cooking oil for greasing
Methods:
  • Grease Kuih Bahulu mould, preheat the oven together with the mould at 200°C.
  • Mix baking powder and flour in a bowl, set aside for later use.
  • Beat eggs and sugar with electric beater until pale, thick and fluffy.
  • Turn to low speed, gently add flour in 2–3 batches into eggs and sugar mixture. Do not over-mix.
  • Remove mould from oven, fill with batter up to surface-level.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 200°C for 12–15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove bahulu from the mould and cool on wire racks.
  • Grease and reheat the mould in the oven for 2 minutes. Repeat baking until all the mixture finished. 
  • Let cool before storing in airtight containers.
“Bahulu – Mini sponge cakes” made from a mixture of egg, sugar and flour. Kuih Bahulu is light and fluffy and tastes slightly dry. It is baked using a special mould with charcoal fire. You have to place the hot coals on top of and under the mould. But nowadays, people prefer to use electrical ovens as they are a lot more convenient and time saving.