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Sponge Cake, Hong Kong Style
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|Sponge Cake, Hong Kong Style|
1/2 cup granulated or crushed Chinese brown slab sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 Tablespoon baking powder
6 Tablespoons glutinous flour
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1. Heat one and a half cups water and add the sugar and stir until it dissolves; then let it cool to room temperature.
2. Mix all-purpose flour, baking powder, and the glutinous flour, and add this to the cooled sugar water making a paste-like mixture.
3. Oil several small bowls, cups, or muffin tins, and add paper inserts if desired. Fill each one half full.
4. Steam them covered and over boiling water for fifteen minutes. Remove them from the steamer and put on a serving platter, and allow them to cool. Then serve.