Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

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.

Comments

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

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete
  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.

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

    ReplyDelete
  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.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Fried 'Nian Gao' ~ Sticky rice cake ~ CNY 2010

'Nian Gao' in Mandarin or 'Nin Ko' in Cantonese is a must-have item during CNY.  This sticky glutinous rice cake is symbolic as it carries a homonym that sounds like 'year~high/tall'.  For business people eating this will link them to prosperity and wealth and working people will look forward to career advancement, promotion. Slice them up when they're still soft, keep them in containers and they can be stored in the fridge for months. I normally steam and dip them in freshly grated young coconut mixed with some salt or just fry with beaten egg.  But this time around, I've decided to be a bit more 'challenging' and try out Elin's recipe.  Thanks, Elin of  Elinluv's Tidbits Corner   for sharing!

Prawn Omelette

This is a very simple and quick universal dish, common in most households.  It will certainly come in handy if you have unexpected guests who stay for dinner. Recipe for Prawn Omelette Ingredients 120 gm Prawns 2 Big Onions  -  sliced 3 Large Eggs 1 Teasp Light Soya Sauce Oil for frying Seasoning for Prawns 1/2  Teasp Salt 1  Teasp Sugar Dash of  Pepper Method Lightly beat up the eggs with the light soya sauce Heat up the pan with some oil Saute the sliced onions with the seasoned prawns Dish out Pour the beaten eggs onto the pan Add in the prawns and onions Once the bottom is brown, flip omelette and brown the other side Dish up and serve *****

Abalone Soup ~ CNY 2011

Hi, I'm back!  Made this Abalone Soup for the reunion dinner and the soup was really delicious.  Abalone is 'Bao Yu' in Cantonese, 'Bao' sounds like 'guaranteed' and 'Yu' sounds like 'excess' so put together it sounds like 'guaranteed excess'!   Now, that's something to look forward to, to usher in the New Year!  I used fresh abalone and it was my first experience handling this and thought that it would be a daunting task.  Surprisinlgy it was not to be and removing them from their shells and cleaning them weren't that difficult after all.