• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 125g rice flour
  • 35g plain flour
  • 155g granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk (from 1 coconut)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks


  1. Sift rice and plain flour into a mixing bowl. Add in sugar and slowly add the coconut milk. Stir until smooth then add the eggs and egg yolks. Whisk until well blended. Strain the batter.
  2. Lightly grease love letter moulds with a piece of muslin cloth dipped in oil. Heat mould over charcoal fire.
  3. When heated, place the moulds open over a bowl of batter and pour a ladelful of batter onto the mould. Close the mould tightly and bake over charcoal fire for about half a minute on each side.
  4. When golden in colour, remove and immediately fold into a quarter. Press lightly with a tin cover to level the surface.
  5. Cool and store in an air-tight container or tin.
  6. (You need love letter moulds to make this beautiful kuih that is served during chinese new year.)
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3 thoughts on “Kuih Kapit (Love Letters)”

  1. Celena - November 22, 2015 at 10:12 am

    how many can this recipe make -thanks

  2. S. Wan - February 6, 2021 at 10:48 am

    May I know how do I add peanut butter filling to folded kuih kapit?

    • Kuali Cares - February 8, 2021 at 4:17 pm

      Hi Sharon, if you would like to add filling into the love letters, prepare the filling in a piping bag as this would allow you to spread the filling quickly. Once the kuih kapit is cooked, open the mould, pipe the filling accordingly and fold. Happy baking!


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