Kue cubit is one of the famous traditional snacks that easily to find on the street! Cubit means pinch in Indonesia. I think the reason why it's called as Kue Cubit (pinch cake) because of the small size and people have to pinch it while taking and eating it :)
Kue cubit with granulated chocolate (sprinkles) on the top.
To make kue cubit, you need the kue cubit's steel pan. It's available at the traditional markets in Indonesia.
150 gram sugar
50 gram margarin
1/8 tsp vanilla powder
200 ml water
in a bowl:
1/2 tsp baking soda
300 gram flour
1/2 tsp salt
Beat the eggs and sugar until it becomes volume and thick, then pour the mixed flour gradually. Slowly add and stir the margarine, vanilla and water. Leave the batter for 60 minutes until it becomes frothy. Coat the steel pan with margarine. Pour the batter to the heated steel pan until 3/4 height of each mould. About 5 minutes, the kue cubit is ready :)
Another version of kue cubit is kue laba-laba which resemble to spiderweb (translation: laba-laba means spider).
Kue Cubit Laba-laba
Making the spiderweb pinch cake:
1 piece cost Rp.800
(currency 1 USD = Rp. 8.500)