Thursday, August 28, 2014

Chia Seed Black Sesame Snowskin Mooncake ~ 2014


After my post on Black Sesame Ice Cream, here comes my Black Sesame Chia Seed Snowskin Mooncakes.  This is my first attempt using the KCT premix snowskin mooncake flour and the mooncakes turned out soft.  The dough being not oily was easy to handle as well.  These snowskin mooncakes stayed soft even after storing in the fridge for 4 days.







Made some multicoloured ones as well.  They do look cute and petite.


Recipe for Chia Seed Black Sesame Snowskin Mooncake (adapted from 'here')
    Ingredients                                                                  


    • 25 gm kao fun (cooked glutinous rice flour)
    • 115 gm KCT pinpe Premix Powder
    • 25 gm icing sugar
    • 23 gm shortening
    • 150 ml water boiled with pandan/screwpine leaves
    • 1.1/2 tsp Chia seeds (more if preferred)
    • 400 gm black sesame paste (store bought)
    • extra kao fun for dusting
    Method
    1. Combine kao fun and KCT premix in a medium bowl, mix well.
    2. In a pot, add 150 ml pandan water, icing sugar and shortening, boil till shortening has melted, stir well with a hand whisk.
    3. Pour the hot liquid into the flour, add in the Chia seeds and use a spatula to stir to a soft dough. Leave dough to cool and rest for about 15 to 20 mins.  Lightly knead dough to smooth, add in some kao fun if dough is sticky.
    4. Divide dough into 25 gm pieces, roll into a ball, flatten by hand or use a rolling pin, put a ball of filling and wrap up into a ball.  Filling is 30 gm per piece.
    5. Place ball of dough into the mould, press, and unmould.
    6. Keep snowskin mooncakes in the fridge, covered, in a container with a piece of paper towel on top to prevent condense water from dripping onto the mooncakes.  These mooncakes stayed soft even on the fourth day.
    7. Yield : 13 to 14 mooncakes depending on the size of the mould.




I'm linking this post to the Little Thumbs Up event and the theme for August is 'Flour'
jointly organised by
Zoe of  Bake for Happy Kids  and  Doreen of  My Little Favourite DIY
and hosted by
Diana of  Domestic Goddess Wannabe
and

I'm joining Best Recipes for Everyone August 2014 Event Theme :  Mooncake
hosted by  Fion of   XuanHom's Mom









18 comments:

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  1. Hi Cheah, yeah, I like the plain ones and the lovely colourful snowskin mooncakes.

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  2. Hi Cheah,

    It was sesame ice cream. Now is sesame mooncake... I can clearly you are also a black sesame seeds lover! Me too! Your mooncakes are very pretty!

    Zoe

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    1. Must admit that I'm a black sesame seeds fan :)

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  3. Hi Cheah, me too only making some plain ones. Seen so many lovely recipes and I'm at a lost on which to do. With sesame, it looks good too.

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    1. Yes, so many choices from fellow bloggers, don't know which to follow.

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    1. It's my pleasure to link up with Best Recipes :)

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  5. That's a very clever use of chia seeds. They look awesome!

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  6. Hi Cheah, These black sesame snowskin mooncakes, look very pretty and the mutlicoloured ones look cute too! Can we exchange?

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    1. How I wish I were your neighbour. Definitely will get to taste your goodies!

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  7. Hi Cheah , your moon cakes are gorgeous , Thanks for sharing :)

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  8. Hi Cheah, your mooncakes have such a nice colour contrast. Lovely!

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  9. Cheah! You shared cake recipe is interesting. My uncle is the chef; I also shared with us. When I come back coast bus tour I will taste this recipe.

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