“Huat Kuih” is a traditional Chinese steamed cake. “Huat” means prosperity in Hokkien language and “Kuih” is a malay word means cake. Therefore it is a prosperity cake! Chinese always like to relate food to good meaning wording. This is to hope that after consumed that food it would bring good luck. That is why “Huat Kuih” is most commonly consumes during the Chinese New Year.
“Huat Kuih” is very simple to make. Only five ingredients are required, plain flour, sugar, coconut milk, egg and fruit salt. It is usually dyed in different colour. Pink colour and chocolate colour are very common. So, today I will share with you the recipe to make the “Huat Kuih”. Make sure you make one for the Chinese New Year and let’s “Huat” together!
Huat Kuih Recipe
This recipe makes one medium size Huat Kuih.