Kuih Kapit (Love Letters)


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


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.

Lightly grease love letter moulds with a piece of muslin cloth dipped in oil. Heat mould over charcoal fire.

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.

When golden in colour, remove and immediately fold into a quarter. Press lightly with a tin cover to level the surface.

Cool and store in an air-tight container or tin.

(You need love letter moulds to make this beautiful kuih that is served during chinese new year.)

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