Gula Melaka Butter Cake

Gula Melaka, also known as Palm Sugar is one of my favourite ingredients to use in my baking and drinks because I simply love its’ fragrant.

It has been a while since I experiment with Gula Melaka. So, over my break, decided to bake Gula Melaka Butter Cake that I had adapted from Moist Butter Cake.

I was surprise that it turns out very moist. Butter cake are usually better after 1 night, hence, I am definitely looking forward to tasting the cake tomorrow.


  1. 250gm salted butter – softened
  2. 4 nos B size eggs
  3. 180gm brown sugar
  4. 210gm self raising flour, shifted
  5. 60ml milk
  6. 2 tablespoon of Gula Melaka syrup

Method :

  1. Preheat oven at 150c. Prepare the cake tin accordingly
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy
  3. Add egg one by one beating well after each addition
  4. Put in half of flour and mix on low speed
  5. Add in milk in 2 portion and mix well after each mix
  6. Put in the balance half of flour and mix on low speed
  7. Pour half of the mixture into the readied cake pan
  8. Mix the Gula Melaka syrup into the remaining cake mixture. Blend well
  9. Pour the Gula Melaka Butter Cake mix into the cake pan
  10. Using the spatula, lightly stir the cake to create the cake pattern
  11. Bake for 50 to 60 mins or until skewer comes out clean

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