Friday, February 09, 2007

Hup Tou Shou

Hup Tou Shou


150 gm. plain flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ammonia

60 gm. Butter
35 gm. shortening
20 gm. cooking oil
60 gm. icing sugar
1/2 egg

40 gm. chopped walnuts- chop finely
1 egg yolk for glazing (add in 1 tsp. water)


(1) Combine plain flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, ammonia and salt into a mixing bowl.
(2) Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix till a pliable dough.
(3) Weigh each dough at 5 gm. each and roll into small round balls. Use a chopstick to create a depression on the cookie. Place onto baking tray.
(6) Egg glaze the cookies and bake at 170C for about 15 - 20 mins.
(7) Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.


Jas said...

hi aunty yochana,

May i know what is the purpose of ammonia powder? I don't have this at home, can i ommit it? Thanks.

yochana said...


Ammonia makes the cookie light n crispy and for pau, it will become more white.


Anonymous said...

Hi yochana, do we use 1/2 a beaten egg in th recipe?

Anonymous said...

HI Aunty Yochana, can i check with you, forhte 1/2 egg in the recipe, does it mean 1/2 beaten egg?