Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Matcha Snowskin Mooncake ~ 抹茶冰皮月饼

  

These non-baked snowy mooncakes encased  with a reduced sugar white lotus paste, have a slight matcha flavour.  There isn't much after bitter taste effect of the matcha as the pastel snowskin is a mix of plain and matcha flavoured dough.  As they are non-baked, they have to be chilled in the refrigerator in an air-tight container and will stay fresh even after the fifth day..... an enjoyable mooncake all round.






Matcha Snowskin Mooncake    ~   抹茶冰皮月饼
Ingredients
  • 97 gm kao fun 
  • 27 gm wheat starch
  • 27 gm superfine flour
  • 75 gm icing sugar
  • 37 gm Crisco shortening
  • 112 gm water
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • Pandan/screwpine leaves
  • 360 gm sugar reduced white lotus paste
Method
  1. Mix the wheat starch and superfine flour and steam it for 3 mins.  Let cool and sift into a bowl.
  2. Sift in kao fun and mix well.
  3. Boil Crisco shortening, water, pandan leaves, icing sugar till sugar and shortenng dissolved.  Pour into flour mixture, mix and knead well.
  4. Divide dough into 2 portions.  Sift in 1/2 tsp matcha powder to one portion and mix well.  Leave the other portion plain.  Combine the dough, wrap with cling wrap and let rest for 30 mins. in the fridge.
  5. Pinch the dough to form a 24 gm ball.  
  6. Likewise, pinch white lotus paste to form 24 gm ball.
  7. Wrap the ball of lotus paste with a flattened piece of dough, roll into a ball.  Insert the ball of dough into a 50 gm plunger mould.  Stamp out.
  8. Keep the mooncakes in an airtight container and chill in the fridge.
  9. Yield :  15 snowy mooncakes

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Lotus Walnut Mooncakes (2021) ~ 莲蓉核桃月饼

  Mooncakes are on sale again as the Mid-autumn Mooncake festival is not too far away.   As we are going through a rather tough time because of the Covid 19 pandemic, many mooncakes can be bought online saving the hassle of going out and having to endure long queues with appropriate social distancing at popular venues selling mooncakes.   I managed to get some lotus paste and here I'm sharing with you my post of this simple Lotus Walnut Mooncakes. Lotus Walnut Mooncakes (2021)  ~   莲蓉核桃月饼 Ingredients for Filling 320 gm lotus paste (store bought) 40 to 50 gm walnuts, lightly roasted, chopped Method Mix the chopped walnuts with the lotus paste and form balls of approx. 25 gm for a 50 gm mould and 40 gm for a 75 gm mould. Ingredients for Dough 150 gm superfine flour 90 ml golden syrup 38 ml vegetable oil 2 gm alkaline water Egg glaze - 1 whole egg, beaten and strain. Method Use a handwhisk to mix the golden syrup, oil and alkaline water till no oil surfaces.  Sift in the superfine flo

Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake ~ 2013

Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake was my dad's perennial favourite.  At that time I couldn't understand why this festive traditional mooncake was most enjoyed by the older folks.  But nowadays, I too have slowly acquired the taste for this sweet, salty and nutty variety.  These cakes are best cut in  small wedges, savoured by small delicate bites and not by the mouthfuls, and they are best enjoyed with a pot of hot Chinese tea.   Recipe for Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake Ingredients (Dough) 150 gm superfine flour, sifted 90 ml golden syrup 38 ml vegetable oil 2 ml alkaline water Egg wash - 1 whole egg + 1 tsp water, mix well and strain. Method Mix syrup, oil and alkaline water thoroughly with a handwhisk. Sift in flour, mix well with spatula and let rest for 2 hours or more, till it doesn't stick to the hands. Knead lightly on a floured surface. Weigh out 55 gm of dough, roll into balls and set aside. Ingredients (Filling) 30 gm w

Herbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Gao

H erbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Ga o literally translated means 'Tortoise Jelly' is one of my family's favourite desserts.  It's much more economical to prepare this at home for you'll need to fork out between Rm 9 to Rm 11 for a bowl of this cooling dessert in any of those herbal tea outlets.  This soothing jelly, served chilled, is supposed to be able to help reduce our body heat, helps to get rid of toxins and is believed to be good for the skin thus culminating a healthier complexion.