Longan-Oolong Tea Cakes
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  • 50g Dried longan, cut to small pieces
  • 150ml Hot water with 4tsp Oolong tea leaves
  • 170g Butter, softened
  • 240g Brown sugar (used 200g caster sugar)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 280g Plain flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  1. Soak 150ml hot water with 4 tsp Oolong tea leaves for 20 minutes, drain well. Warm up Oolong tea in microwave at high heat for 1 minute. Add dried longan pieces into Oolong tea and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until pale. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well between each addition.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt over. Mix well at low speed.
  4. Add dried longan and tea. Fold well with a rubber spatula.
  5. Spoon mixture into desire (greased) moulds at ¾ full. Bake at preheated oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cool cakes slightly, then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at https://www.anncoojournal.com/longan-oolong-cake/