Sunday, September 24, 2006

Taiwanese Mooncake

This recipe is adapted from Phoon Huat's demo class.

Ingredients for Water Dough:

150 gm. Plain flour
10 gm. Icing sugar
60 gm. shortening
60 ml. Water

Oily Dough:

95 gm. Plain flour
50 gm. shortening


(1) Water dough: Mix plain flour, icing sugar, shortening and water into a dough and let it rest for 15 mins. Divide into 8 pcs.
(2) Oily dough: Mix the plain flour and shortening into a paste and divide into 8 pcs.
(3) Flatten water dough and wrap with oily dough. Roll into a long shape and roll up like a swiss roll.
(4) Flatten again into long shape and do a 3-fold method.
(5) Roll into a round shape and wrap up with the prepared fillings.
(6) Bake at 180C for about 20 to 25 mins.

320 gm. Green Tea or Pandan lotus paste
60 gm. Melon seeds - roasted

Chicken lotus paste filling:

130 gm. lotus paste
25 gm. chicken floss
25 gm. sesame seeds
25 gm. Almond nibs (roasted)

(1) Mix the lotus paste and melon seeds and divide into 45 gm. each.
(2) Flatten slightly and wrap with 25 gm. of chicken floss lotus filling.
(3) Roll into round balls and ready to use.


Jillian said...

Hi, pardon me for being a busybody. But do you have a maid or someone who does the washing up and cleaning for you? How can someone not be tired of baking and cleaning everyday? So i reckon perhaps you have someone to help u?

yochana said...

Hi Jillian,

My mum does the weighing, my maid does the washing and of course sometimes I also do some washing and I'll do the main baking and decorating. I can do more than 5 everyday but I stopped myself from going further....


Anonymous said...

If I bake and cook so much my husband will think I am going overboard or crazy or something..ha

yochana said...


Just ignore what ppl think as long as you enjoyed what you are doing. Your dh should be happy that you are staying at home baking rather than not being at somewhere where you still spend money.


yoo_lee said...

Hi auntyyochana, I got this from my friend, this is so funtastic, just seeing your pics makes me drooling! hopefully I can learn much more from you, i love to bake, but certainly, i can't bake 5 different cakes at one day!well, i'd love to, actually!hahaha