Tuesday, January 19, 2016

CNY Walnut Biscuit ( Hup Toh Soh)

CNY Walnut Biscuit ( Hup Toh Soh) 
Adapted from Messy Witchen

90 g Flour
1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
75 - 80 ml peanut oil
40 g icing sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla essence (optional)
40 g walnuts - roasted & coarsely ground
1 egg yolk - for egg wash

Method :

1) Sift flour, bicarbonate soda & baking powder . Set aside

2) In a mixing bowl combine peanut oil, sugar , salt & vanilla essence(optional) . Mix till salt dissolves .

3) Fold in flour & walnuts . Mix till it forms soft & pliable dough . Add a little bit of oil if the mixture would not bind .

4) Preheat oven to 170°C & greased baking pan

5) Divide dough into 10g portions & roll into about 2 cm diameter balls . Place the balls on prepared baking pan . Using the back of a teaspoon & press lightly the dough to flatten into a disc . Brush with egg wash & bake for 15 - 20 mins or till golden brown .

Linking this post to Cook & Celebrate : CNY 2016 event hosted by Bake For Happy Kids , Goody Foodies The Domestic Goddess Wannabe .


  1. Hi Kit, I believe these are good and addictive with the walnuts. I baked some without the walnuts and my family love it very much.

  2. Hi Kit,
    This is one of my family's favourite CNY cookies! Love the pretty pictures :)

  3. This is one of my favourite CNY cookies. Yours look good!

  4. Hi Kit,
    After busy with Christmas baking, now it's CNY baking! Your hup toh soh looks wonderful!

  5. Wow Kit such an easy recipe with simple ingredients. I better save this quick!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing, Kit...

  6. Hi Kit, love these cookies - they look good!

    Gong Xi Fa Cai to u and your family!