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Lotus with Ferrero Rocher mooncake ~ 2015


When I saw a mooncake post with Ferrero Rocher on My Little Space's blog, last year,  I was very much taken in by Kristy's idea.  The Ferrero Rocher will be a very good 'stand in' for a salted egg yolk and I'm sure that the lotus paste with some nutty chocolate will be a good combination too.









Recipe for Lotus with Ferrero Rocher Mooncake ~ 2015

Ingredients

  • 150 gm superfine flour
  • 90 ml golden syrup
  • 38 ml vegetable oil
  • 2 gm alkaline water
  • Egg glaze - 1 whole egg, beaten and strain.
Filling
  • 600 gm lotus paste
  • 6 Ferrero Rocher (about 20 gm each)
Method
  1. Use a handwhisk to mix  the golden syrup, oil and alkaline water till no oil surfaces.  Sift in the superfine flour. Mix lightly to form a dough.  Cover and let rest for a few hours.  (I let it rest for 4 hours).
  2. Scale dough to 50 gm each, roll into a ball.
  3. Scale filling to 100 gm each, wrap a Ferrero Rocher inside the ball of filling.
  4. Flatten the piece of dough with a rolling pin, wrap a ball of filling inside, roll into a ball.
  5. Press the ball of dough inside a plunger mould of 170 gm, press out and remove the mould
  6. Place mooncakes onto a parchment lined baking tray. lightly spray on some water.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 eg.C for about 180 deg.C for  20 mins., remove from oven and let cool for 15 mins.  Then apply egg glaze and bake again for about 7 mins. @ 175 deg.C.
  8. Let mooncakes rest  ( 回油) for about 3 to 4 days before consuming.
  9. Yield :  6 mooncakes.


Please feel free to take a look at my other baked mooncake recipes below :-

Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncakes
Mixed Nuts and Meat Floss Mooncakes
Baked Chocolate Mooncakes


Comments

  1. Hi Soke Hah, you are so good with mooncake making. I like this filling and the mooncake skin is so well baked, Nice colour.

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  2. Hi Cheah,
    I can't get my eyes off these beautiful and elegant Ferrero Rocher Mooncake ! Love these pictures too :)

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  3. Cheah, Those golden yellow mooncakes are very pretty and you're so creative to add FR inside the lotus paste.. yummy!

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  4. East meats west..how clever! They look very pretty and festive, Cheah.

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  5. Your mooncakes are very pretty, as always. I like the idea of adding in FR.

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  6. Cheah, love the special filling ! They look really tempting lol
    Hope you're having a great day. Its very cloudy over this side and the haze is horrible.
    Blessings, Kristy

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