Sunday, September 17, 2006
White snow skin mooncake
Ingredients for skin:
90 gm. Kou fen - fried glutinous rice flour
10 gm. tang mien flour - you can steam it if you want
30 gm. shortening
1 Tbsp. fresh milk
180 - 200 gm. water
100 gm. sugar
300 gm. Lotus paste
70 gm. melted chocolate
1 tsp. cocoa powder
(1) For skin: Boil water and sugar together till sugar dissolves. Cool in the fridge.
(2) Mix kao fen, tang mien flour and shortening together by the rubbing-in method and then pour all the cold syrup and mix till you get a soft dough. Do not overmix.
(3) Divide dough into small portions according to the size of your mould and then wrap up the lotus paste mixture. For lotus paste mixture, mix all together until evenly mixed.
(4) Press into a mooncake mould and then knock it out.
(5) Serve chilled.