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Kuih Bahulu


4 people


25 minutes



– 3 large eggs – 1 cup sugar – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, sifted – 1/4 teaspoon baking soda – 3 tablespoons cooking oil or unsalted butter (melted)

Step 1

Preheat oven at 375°F (190°C). Grease the kuih bahulu mold with some oil. Preheat the mold in the oven. Remove from the oven, keep warm before using.

Step 2

 Beat the eggs with an electric hand-mixer until light and fluffy. Add the sugar and continue to beat until the sugar is well dissolved and the mixture becomes sticky.

Step 3

Add in the vanilla extract and fold in the flour gradually. Add the cooking oil or butter. Continue to beat the batter with the hand-mixer until well-blended.

Step 4

 Fill the mold with the batter, about 90% full. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 5

Remove the cake from the mold and cool on wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

Kuih Bahulu is a traditional Malaysian egg cake. They are dainty, sweet, eggy and must-have for festive seasons. Easy and fail-proof Kuih Bahulu recipe for home bakers.

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