Sunday, November 27, 2011

Old Fashioned Butter Cake in Cup

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I read this old fashioned butter cake recipe in Nasi Lemak Lover blog and they are very tempting! Therefore I like to give it a try. They are simply delicious! This butter cake is very rich and buttery fragrant. My sons like them too. Sure will bake again in future.


I'm submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #13: Enjoy Cupcakes! (November 2011) hosted by Min of Min's Blog.

Adapted and slightly modified from Nasi Lemak Lover
250g butter
100g sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
5 yolks

(C )
230g cake flour
50g cornmeal (optional)
1 tsp double action baking powder
*Sift and set aside
4 tbsp milk
5 egg whites
50g sugar

1. Put all ingredients (A) into mixing bowl. Beat till light and creamy.

2. Then add in yolks one by one into the butter mixture. Follow by dry ingredients from (C). Beat till well combine.

3. Fold in the milk and mix well. Set aside.

4. In another bowl, beat the egg white till foamy. The, add in the sugar gradually and beat till soft peak.

5. Fold 1/3 of the beaten egg whites into butter mixture. Fold gently till well combine. Follow by the rest of egg whites.

6. Scoop into lined muffin cup. Bake in preheated oven 180C for 20-22 minutes.
* You can bake in 8" square baking pan.


  1. Really look like v good recipe. Love how your cupcakes turn out...

  2. love these cupcakes, they turned out so well!

  3. Despite the lack of fancy topping, this cupcake caught my eye because of the high dome and lucious eggy yellow. I am very tempted to bake these immediately.

  4. Thanks for the link, glad your son like them. Bake into cup liners, very handy and cute!

  5. i'm sure many of us here like butter cakes, i'm one of them. Always simple but great in taste!


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