Lemon Kuih Bahulu

By Sally Camacho Mueller

Number of servings

ingredients

  • 6 whole eggs
  • 1.75 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 Sunkist® lemons (Zest from)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cups cake flour, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder, plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup fresh Sunkist® lemon juice
  • 1 cup butter, warmed and melted

PREP TIME

Preparation: 30-40 minutes

Cooking: 20 -25 minutes

Directions
  1. Using an electric mixer, combine eggs, sugar, honey, zest, vanilla, and salt. Whip until light and airy.
  2. Sift cake flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cream and lemon juice. Alternate folding in sifted ingredients. Do this in 2 increments. Lastly, fold in the warm butter all at once. Allow mixture to sit for 2 hours before use.
  4. Prepare kuih bahulu molds by brushing them with melted butter.
  5. Pipe with a piping bag or spoon in batter into prepared molds.
  6. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Take out of oven and allow to cool slightly.
  8. Remove from mold and enjoy warm or at room temperature.

    Notes:
    • Mixture best made one day in advance of baking.