Recipe by rainna
This is a very famous cake among the Portuguese Eurasian families. No Christmas tradition is complete without it in Malaysia.
Top Review by JAMSZAS
I've never tried sugee cake before and my mom keeps raving about it. The centre of the cake didn't come out right and I have no idea why. It was pudding like texture. But the taste was really nice. I will definitely make it again.
- 3 egg whites
- 370 g slightly salted butter
- 225 g caster sugar
- 9 egg yolks
- 225 g semolina flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 175 g ground almonds
- 1 teaspoon rose essence
- 2 ounces self raising flour
- 3⁄4 cup brandy (optional)
Directions See How It's Made
- Preheat oven 180 C and line one 8" cake pan.
- Whip eggs whites to a stiff froth and set aside.
- Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
- Add rose essence, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, and almonds. Mix in semolina flour.
- Fold in self raising flour and alternating with the egg whites, a little at a time until well blended.
- Bake for one hour until golden brown, or the cake skewer comes out clean when you stick it inches.
- Remove from pan and leave to cool. Pour brandy over and let it steep for a few hours. Tastes best if you let the brandy steep in the cake for a day.