Well, actually there were already a pre-X'mas party at my house last week with my parents, sisters and cousins. We had great fun, and everyone has a surprise gifts from my cousins from Singapore..:) Thank you dear cousins..:D
Then my youngest sister and me had brought the kids for a short trip to a beach resort for a 3 days 2 nights stay. Well, well of course we had great fun and we were all got tanned...LOL!
Alright, what did I bake for this trip.....some banana lemon poppy seed cupcakes for my parents and the kids. It was a new recipe from my collection and also a 1st attempt. Result was surprisingly soft and delicious.
My kitchen was filled with the wonderful smell of bananas that day and I took one right after baked. heehee! But I find that the cake was even nicer the next day..;p
2 tsps lemon juice
1 tsp lemon rind
8 egg yolks
125ml fresh milk
300g cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
200g bananas (mashed) ~ I used beranggan banana
70g poppy seeds
8 egg whites
~ Cream butter and sugar together until pale, add in lemon juice and lemon rind and mix well.
~ Add in egg yolks one at a time, then follow by milk and fold in the flour, baking powder and baking soda.
~ Mix in mashed bananas, poppy seeds and raisins.
~ Lastly beat the egg whites with sugar until half stiff and fold into the batter slowly.
~ Spoon into papercups and sprinkle some raisins on top. Bake in a preheated oven for 30-35 mins at 180'C.