Thursday, 5 May 2011

White Sugar Cake (光酥饼)

After googled only realized English name of this cake is White Sugar Cake. First tried this cake in Hong Kong, I love the taste and the texture.

Here is some of the recipes googled online.  I tried first recipe, my white sugar cake is a bit hard and it look yellowish but taste good. Will try 2nd recipe tonite.

100g                 High Protein flour高粉
  50g                Low Protein flour低粉
    1g                Baking soda小苏打
 3g                Baking Powder泡打

  80g                Sugar白砂糖
  55g                Milk牛奶
  15g                Egg蛋液
  20g                Melted Butter牛油

1.      Sieve (A), then add in (B), mix well.
2.      Add in melted butter. Mix lightly.
3.      Rest the dough for 15 minutes then divide into 6 small flat ball
4.      Bake for 15 minutes at 180’C.

Ingredients: (8 pieces @ 6cm diameter)
 2g     yeast
30ml   warm water

90g     plain flour
10g     corn starch
  4g     baking powder

4g       skim milk powder
35g     sugar
10g     condensed milk
20g     lightly beaten egg
½ tsp  vanilla essence
 1 tsp  corn oil


1. Mix (A) well and stand aside for 5 - 10 minutes.

2. Sieve (B) into a mixing bowl. Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture, add in (A) and (C). Stir with a pair of chopsticks (or use your hands) till a sticky dough is formed.

3. Cover the mixing bowl with a piece of glad wrap and rest dough for one hour.

4. Flour working surface and hands. Divide dough into 25g pieces each (or any size you desired) and shape it into a flat round disc.

5. Place shaped dough on to a floured baking paper and dust some flour on the surface of the dough. Cover it with a damp towel without touching the surface. Rest shaped dough for 30 minutes.

6. Cover the Guang Su Bing with a piece of foil (make some holes in the foil with a toothpick) loosely and bake in the middle rack at 180C for 13 minutes


  1. next time made some for you.. ;)

  2. Hi,
    I really want to make this cake! Have you tried out the second recipe?? If so, how did it turn out?