These Asian madeleines are famous in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore. These dainty fluffy cakes are slightly crusty on the outer layer but soft on the inside.
Flour, egg and sugar.
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The surest sign of Chinese New Year preparations was the distinct aroma of kuih kapek (love letter crepes) being molded in their irons over charcoal braziers.
Love letter or kuih kapit is a sweet paper thin crispy biscuits. For Malaysians, Kuih, pronounce as ‘Coo-eh’ can be either sweet or savoury.
Biscuits, cookies or anything of traditional food, we usually call them ‘Kuih’!
Kapit means sandwiched or pressed together.
Kuih Kapit means Pressed cookies.
Then… why are they known as Love Letters?
Egg, flour, coconut milk and sugar
Traditional pineapple tarts with flaky, crispy pastry that melts in the mouth and topped with delicious pineapple jam are sold abundantly during the festive seasons, especially Chinese New Year.
All-purpose flour, salt, sugar, butter, pineapple jam and egg yolk