Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sunflower Sesame Candy CNY 2015 ~ 葵花芝麻糖


These nutty chewies can be quite addictive and they serve as a wonderful snack while watching your favourite movies during the festive season.  They can also double up as a gift to relatives and friends.





Recipe for Sunflower Sesame Candy ~    葵花芝麻    

    Ingredients

    • 130 gm sunflower seeds, toasted
    • 30 gm sesame seeds, fry till golden brown
    • 60 gm caster sugar
    • 30 ml water
    • 1/2 Tbsp maltose
    • 1/4 tsp vinegar
    Method
    1. Fry sesame seeds till golden brown.
    2. Bring to the boil, water and sugar, till sugar has dissolved.
    3. Add in maltose and vinegar, cook till thick and syrupy.  (Droplet forms in water means the syrup is fine).
    4. Mix in the sunflower seeds followed by the sesame seeds.
    5. Pour the mixture onto a parchment lined chopping board, cover with another sheet of parchment paper, roll with a rolling pin to as thin as you  can.
    6. Let cool, cut it up or randomly break into pieces.
    7. Keep the candy in an airtight container in between pieces of parchment paper.








    I'm linking this post to Best Recipes for Everyone Jan. & Feb.2015 Event:  Theme
    My Homemade Cookies by Fion of  XuanHom's Mom and co-hosted by

    and to

    'My Treasured Recipes #5 - Chinese New Year Goodies (Jan/Feb 2015)' hosted by
    Miss B of  Everybody Eats Well in Flanders and co-hosted by
    Charmaine of  Mimi Bakery House




25 comments:

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  1. Thanks for sharing...love this crunchy and addictive snacks :) Just right for CNY

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  2. Hi, thanks for sharing this recipe.
    May I know if I can replace maltose with corn syrup?

    ZANIA

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    1. I'm not so sure, maybe golden syrup. You can try.

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  3. What a lovely treat. Have not had these in a long time! :)

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  4. Wow... Cheah, love this cookies. Its perfect for the coming CNY.
    Hope you're all well.
    Blessings, Kristy

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    1. Yes, light and crunchy. I'm fine and hope you are too!

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  5. I must make this too! They would be a great afternoon snack and you know what? I even have maltose :-))

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  6. Hi Cheah,
    Lovely Sunflower Sesame Candy with sesame seeds fragrance ! Perfectly sliced too ^-^!

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    1. Thank you. Yes, the fragrance is from the sesame seeds.

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  7. Hi Soke Hah, this must be a very fragrant candy and full of nuts. Adding this to my must try list.

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    1. You can substitute the seeds if you like.

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  8. this is exceptionally awesome!! i have been looking for a tested recipe and you put this up!

    thanks for sharing with Best Recipes

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  9. I think I'm going to make this snack too. My family definitely love it!

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    1. Yes, it's quite a healthy snack and it's not too sweet.

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  10. I did something similar last year, but it was peanut sesame cookies. I must say it is not easy, but I would like to try again, and follow your recipe, use sunflower seeds this time. Thanks for sharing :)

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  11. Thanks for sharing this recipe, can I replace with pumpkin seeds.

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  12. Hi Cheah,
    Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!
    Love it! I will try with almonds.
    mui

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