Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Dried Longan Muffin

Longan is native fruit of southeast asia. In Chinese it called long yuan which is literally mean dragon's eye fruit. More information about longan can be found here. Dried longan muffin is another famous Taiwanese delicacy. It is easily available almost in every corner of bakery in Taiwan. However, every one of them has their special taste or texture. It usually topped with either chopped walnut or pine nut.

Recipe for Dried longan muffin


150 g cake flour
110 g brown sugar
65 g dried longan soaked in 3/4 cup hot water, cooled, squeezed and juice reserved.
2 eggs
70 ml melted butter
1/2 cup longan juice
1/2 cup chopped walnut
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup pine nut for topping

-Sift cake flour, salt and baking powder, set aside. Beat egg and sugar till white and fluffy, add in longan juice, vanilla extract and melted butter , stir until well mixed. Fold in flour lightly. Add in chopped walnut and dried longan. Spoon the batter to the paper cup, top with pine nut. Bake at preheated oven at 180 for 30-35 minutes.


Judith said...

Faann .. belum lama aku bikin muffins coklat kesukaan anak2ku, kayaknya malahan aku yang bosen karna keseringan bikin muffins yang itu2 mulu. Pingin nyoba variasi muffins lainnya tapi belum sempet nih. Keliatan enak muffins mu ini Fann :)kalo ada waktu aku mo coba resep muffins yang ini ah, thanks Fanny :D

Anonymous said...

Iya mba silahkan di coba. Namanya juga anak2, kayanya ngga ada anak yang ngga suka chocolate.


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