Sunday, November 07, 2010

Lotus Seed Cupcakes

Lotus Seed Cupcakes

225g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
250g butter
130g sugar
50g brown sugar
60g diary whipping cream or thickening cream
225g ground lotus seed (baked lotus seed at 180C for 10-15 mins then grind it)
4 eggs

1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F.
2. Sift together plain flour and baking powder.
3. Place about 30-40 paper baking cups in a tart mould or oil the tart mould if not using paper cups.
4. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in ground lotus seed and mix well. Add in cream and mix well.
5. Add in eggs one at a time and beat well. Fold in or you can use machine to mix in the flour. Spoon mixture into the line tart mould and bake for about 20-25 mins or until brown.
6. Remove from mould and let it cool down on a cooling rack.


Happy Flour said...

A very interesting recipe, I'll bookmark this recipe. Thanks for sharing. :)

busygran said...

First time coming across cupcakes with lotus seeds. Very interesting and they look moist.

Anonymous said...

i have never baked with lotus seeds. This sounds very interesting! :)

Quay Po Cooks said...

Me too, first time see a cupcake recipe using lotus seed. Unique.

Hugbear said...

I came up with this recipe by chance so I was trying not to waste my baked lotus seed which came out to be too hard to be eaten on its own.

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