Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Osmanthus Oolong Tea Snow Skin Mooncake ~ 桂花乌龙冰皮月饼 ~ 2015


Festivals come and go and the Mid-Autumn Mooncake festival is no exception.  Honestly, I'm running out of ideas what sort of flavours that I want to create for my moonies this year.  I love the design of this mould and since I could get hold of it from a good friend, and with the Oolong tea paste that I had, didn't hesitate to make these snowskin mooncakes with Osmanthus flavour.  The Osmanthus fragrance complements the tea infused lotus paste perfectly and is indeed a good combination.








Recipe for Osmanthus Oolong Tea Snow Skin Mooncake ~ 桂花乌龙冰皮月饼  ~ 2015

Ingredients
  • 75 gm kao fun
  • 75 gm icing sugar
  • 24 gm shortening
  • 94 ml Osmanthus tea
  • 240 gm Oolong tea paste
Method
  1. Make Osmanthus flower tea and let steep for a few mins.  Strain and chill in the fridge.
  2. Sift kao fun and icing sugar, mix well.
  3. Rub in shortenng till it resembles bread crumbs.
  4. Gradually add in the chilled Osmanthus tea and mix till just combined to form a ball of dough. 
  5. Knead lightly to get a smooth dough.   (Overmixing will result in a rough piece of dough).
  6. Cover and let rest for about 15 mins.
  7. Scale the dough into 24 gm portions, roll into balls.
  8. Scale the Oolong tea paste into 24 gm portions, roll into balls. 
  9. Flatten each ball of dough and wrap round a ball of filling.  Roll into a ball.
  10. Lightly dust the mould with some kao fun and press the ball into the mould.  Unmould.
  11. Yield :  10 pieces 
  12. Place a piece of kitchen paper towel over the mooncakes to absorb any water from condensation, keep in an airtight container, chill in the fridge.  These mooncakes stayed fresh for 4 days.


Do check out my other snowskin mooncake recipes that I've blogged over the years :-

Blue Pea Flower Snowskin mooncakes
Pandan Black Sesame Snowskin mooncakes.
Green tea snowskin mooncakes.
Chia Seed Black sesame snowskin mooncakes.


11 comments:

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  1. Cheah, your osmanthus oolong tea snow mooncake looks very pretty. Wish I can taste it!

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  2. Hi Soke Hah, Another nice flavor in ping pei. I like your mooncake mold. Pretty.

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  3. This is pretty! I love the mould so much! ^.^

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  4. Hi Cheah , look delicious , have to try them pinning :)

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  5. Good morning Cheah,
    what a lovely mooncake yo have done !
    Osmanthus Oolong ,something new to me.
    Sounds good and healthier. Wish I can try it.

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  6. HI Cheah....beautiful mooncakes! I often buy some Oolong lotus paste for Mid autumn festival :D

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  7. These look delicious! i will have to try it soon. My kids will love these so much. I will try the best. Now I can change my menu regularly for my family, esp. for my kids.

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