Saturday, July 17, 2010

Sempoi Peanut Butterscotch Cake

A great recipe especially for you who love crunchy peanuts :) 

125g butter
2 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoon white sugar
2 tablespoon honey
11/2 cups chopped peanuts

12/3 cups plain flour
1/2 tsp salt
3 tsp baking powder
125g butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup milk
1/2 tsp vanilla essence

- lightly grease a square cake tin and line base w baking paper
- to make topping, melt butter + sugars + honey in a saucepan over medium heat, stir in peanuts. once well mixed pour & press into cake tin and let it set for a while.
- meanwhile, preheat oven 180'c.
- to make cake, sift flour w salt & baking powder.
- rub in butter into flour then add sugar & mix.
- make well in center and add in beaten eggs, add milk & vanilla essence & mix well.
- spread cake mixture over peanuts topping.
- bake for 50 minutes or till skewer comes out clean.
- once cooked, take out from oven and turn out immediately onto a rack, remove paper if sticks to topping. 
- press lightly topping onto cake and let it cool. topping will set in position as it cools then cut to serve.

* it may sound kind of complicated hehe but its quite an ok process ... x worries

Happy trying ... :)

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