Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Osmanthus Chiffon Cake


Osmanthus Chiffon Cake ~
桂花
戚风蛋糕
(Recipe adapted & modified from Vivian Pang Kitchen)

Ingredients

(A)
50g brown sugar
2 Tbsp Osmanthus
Few pieces of wolfberries
150ml water

(B)
4 egg yolks
1/4 tsp salt
40g vegetable oil

(C)
100g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder

(D)
5 egg whites
30g sugar

Method
1. Put all ingredients (A) into a pot. Bring to boil, off heat & let it cool for 10mins.
2. Mix all ingredients (B) in a bowl. Add in the cool syrup from (A). Stir well.
3. Fold in sifted ingredients (C). Mix till smooth.
4. In another bowl, whisk the egg whites till frothy. Add sugar gradually & beat till stiff.
5. Fold in 1/3 of the whites into the yolk mixture till well incorporated.
6. Pour in the remaining egg whites & fold gently till well combined.
7. Pour into chiffon mould & bake @ 180 deg C for 35mins.
8. Immediately invert it after removal from oven. Leave to cool
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38 comments:

j3ss kitch3n said...

wow so light and fluffy! i can imagine the fragrance!

CaThY said...

Jess,
Yah, very soft until I got difficulty slicing! ;)

Jean said...

they look soft!!...like pillows!

CaThY said...

Jean,
Hehehe, what a cute description ;)

鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝 said...

很特别的口味呢:P

CaThY said...

鲸鱼,
还芳香扑鼻呢 ;)

Ah Tze said...

the osmanthus fragrance must be very nice in this chiffon!

CaThY said...

Yes Ah Tze! :)

neyeeloh said...

I am going to bake this... thks cathy ^_^

CaThY said...

Neyeeloh,
You are welcome. Do add more wolfberries to get more specks of red in the chiffon :)

edith said...

i really think i shld embark on chiffon journey once again. seeing yours is making me yearn for a piece.

CaThY said...

Edith,
Kekeke, looking forward to your chiffon ;)

The Sweetylicious said...

the chiffon look so soft and have a nice "skin"! if i were to give it a press, im sure it'll spring back! ;D love the fragrance of osmanthus! im sure it taste yummy!!

CaThY said...

Jasmine,
Yup, you can sample them tomorrow ;)

Fong's Kitchen Journal said...

this looks good! how I wish my chiffon cake will also rise so beautifully.

CaThY said...

Fong's Kitchen Journal,
Welcome to my blog. Do drop by more often. Thanks for your kind words :)

茄子 said...

桂花哦。。我有。。谢谢你的食谱了:))

CaThY said...

茄子,
期待你的桂花戚风蛋糕 :)

love melody, love baking said...

Nice!! I m going to try out this recipe, but use lavender instead!

CaThY said...

PH,
Sounds interesting! I am now looking forward to your lavender chiffon! ;)

sotong said...

what a perfect looking chiffon cake! mine always come out looking like a cake with skin disease! haha

CaThY said...

Sotong,
Kekeke, thanks for your kind words ;)

sean said...

我还第一次看到桂花加wolfberries的。
对眼睛说不定很有帮助哦?!
呵呵。。。。

CaThY said...

Sean,
呵呵, 那么你要尝试一下了 :)

crustabakes said...

osmanthus and wolfberries sound so fancy for a chiffon! It is looking so soft and I bet it tastes delicious.

CaThY said...

Hey crustabakes,
Yup, it is really so soft that I got difficulty slicing them :)

DG said...

Looks tall! Your chiffon just perfectly baked!

CaThY said...

DG,
Thanks! ;)

lena said...

i never had osmanthus in my bakes before, is the taste of osmanthus mild here?

CaThY said...

Lena,
It is fragrant with a nice flowery scent. If you like the taste to be stronger, you can add more Osmanthus :)

CaThY said...

i never had osmanthus in my bakes before, is the taste of osmanthus mild here?

CaThY said...

osmanthus and wolfberries sound so fancy for a chiffon! It is looking so soft and I bet it tastes delicious.

CaThY said...

我还第一次看到桂花加wolfberries的。
对眼睛说不定很有帮助哦?!
呵呵。。。。

CaThY said...

PH,
Sounds interesting! I am now looking forward to your lavender chiffon! ;)

CaThY said...

Jasmine,
Yup, you can sample them tomorrow ;)

CaThY said...

i really think i shld embark on chiffon journey once again. seeing yours is making me yearn for a piece.

CaThY said...

很特别的口味呢:P

CaThY said...

wow so light and fluffy! i can imagine the fragrance!

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