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Kuih Harum Manis: A Sweet Delicate Traditional Favourite

Yields56 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

Kuih harum manis is like a tasty banana muffin with lovely caramelized flavour and topped with a little banana on top. Easy to pop a few at a go - dangerously addictive!

harum manis

 300 g Gula melaka chopped into small pieces
 350 ml water
 1 pandan leaf
 50 g butter
 3 eggs
 200 g white sugar
 1 tbsp vanilla essence
 350 g plain flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 ½ tsp baking powder
 1 tsp baking soda
 9 pisang rajaSlice it to about 1/2cm thickness
1

Combine gula melaka, water and pandan leaf in a medium pot. Boil over medium heat until the gula melaka dissolves and there are no lumps.

2

Strain the syrup mixture and add in butter. Stir until combined, set aside to cool.

3

Prepare your steamer and grease your moulds with oil or butter.

4

Combine plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and sat. Sift the mixture and set aside.

5

Beat eggs and sugar in your Kenwood mixer until light and fluffy.

6

Gently fold into your dry ingredients into the wet mixture.

7

Pour in the cooled gula melaka syrup a little at a time, stirring until well blended.

8

Pour batter into moulds until 3/4 full. Top with sliced bananas.

9

Steam for 15 to 20 minutes.

10

Leave to cool completely and remove the cakes from moulds.

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