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Kuih Kapit (Kue Semprong) also known as Love Letters Biscuit is a popular snack made during festive season especially in Singapore and Malaysia. Similar waffle-like biscuit made using the same technique can be found in many parts of Southeast Asia.

The thin waffle is made with mainly rice flour that give it a very fragile and crisp texture. The combination of fragrance and flavor of coconut milk, egg and caramelized sugar are exceptional, and sure to please.

Traditional kuih kapit or Asian Egg Roll is made by heating batter clasp between iron mould and heated over charcoal stove. This recipe use electric kuih kapit maker, it is very convenient and far too easy comparing to traditional method of slow heating over hot charcoal.

Related recipe: Kuih Bangkit

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

Tips:

  • If you prefer thicker biscuit, reduce the amount of water from 200 g to 150 g. The texture will be slightly harder.
  • Traditionally shaped into roll-shape or folded into quarter.
  • Biscuit must be shaped while still hot; wear gloves for heat protection.
  • This recipe yields 80 biscuit with 4 inch diameter mould.

CHINESE VERSION: 南洋鸡蛋卷

 

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit) Recipe | MyKitchen101en

Yield: about 90 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 100 g rice flour
  • 50 g all-purpose wheat flour
  • 150 g egg (about 3 x 55g-60g egg)
  • 150 g thick coconut milk
  • 200 g water
  • 150 g fine granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions:

1 Whisk 150 g egg until foamy.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
 

2 Add in 150 g thick coconut milk, 200 g water, 150 g fine granulated sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt, mix until sugar is thoroughly dissolved.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

3 Sift in 100 g rice flour and 50 g all-purpose wheat flour, mix until the batter is smooth with no visible lumps, rest for 15 minutes.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
 

4 Preheat the maker, pour in ½ tablespoon of batter. Amount of batter for each piece depends on the size of your mould.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

5 The biscuit can be shaped in roll-shape or folded into triangular shape. Biscuit must be shaped immediately; it will harden and turn crisp very fast. Gloves are recommended for protection against heat.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

5.1 Egg roll shape: Scrape off excess batter; immediately roll into egg roll shape with a chopstick.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

5.2 Triangular shape: Fold into quarter, and trim off excess batter with scissors.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

6 Store in airtight container as soon as possible.

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

7 Light and crisp Kuih Kapit

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

Kuih Kapit Recipe (Resipi Kuih Kapit)

Kuih Kapit (Kue Semprong) also known as Love Letters Biscuit is a popular snack made during festive season especially in Singapore and Malaysia. Similar waffle-like biscuit made using the same technique can be found in many parts of Southeast Asia.

Rate

4.92 from 12 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 55 minutes
Course Dessert, Festivities
Cuisine Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Servings 90 pieces
Calories 19 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 kuih kapit maker

Ingredients
 
 

  • 100 g rice flour
  • 50 g all-purpose wheat flour
  • 150 g egg about 3 x 55g-60g egg
  • 150 g thick coconut milk
  • 200 g water
  • 150 g fine granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Whisk 150 g egg until foamy. Add in 150 g thick coconut milk, 200 g water, 150 g fine granulated sugar and ¼ teaspoon salt, mix until sugar is thoroughly dissolved. Sift in 100 g rice flour and 50 g all-purpose wheat flour, mix until the batter is smooth with no visible lumps, rest for 15 minutes.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
  • Preheat the maker, pour in ½ tablespoon of batter. Amount of batter for each piece depends on the size of your mould.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
  • The biscuit can be shaped in roll-shape or folded into triangular shape. Biscuit must be shaped immediately; it will harden and turn crisp very fast. Gloves are recommended for protection against heat.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
  • Egg roll shape: Scrape off excess batter; immediately roll into egg roll shape with a chopstick.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
  • Triangular shape: Fold into quarter, and trim off excess batter with scissors.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)
  • Store in airtight container as soon as possible.
    Homemade Kuih Kapit (Love Letters Biscuit)

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Notes

This recipe yields about 90 pieces.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 19kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 0.4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.04gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gTrans Fat: 0.001gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 9mgPotassium: 8mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 9IUVitamin C: 0.05mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword kuih kapit, love letter biscuit
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