Sunday, August 31, 2014

Baked Custard Mooncakes

Among all the mooncakes, Baked Custard Mooncakes are my favourite. I love the buttery crust and the custard filling.






Recipe Source:  Zoe@bakeforhappykids

Custard Fillings ( makes about 300g)

25g Butter, soften
60g Caster Sugar
3 Egg Yolks, roughly beaten
1 tbsp condensed milk
40ml cream
1/4 cup / 60ml coconut milk
20g all puropose flour
15g custard powder
10g tapioca flour

Methods:
 -  Beat butter and sugar until light and combined.
 - Add egg yolks one at at ime and beat until combined.
 - Add in condensed milk, cream and coconut milk.
 - Sift flour mixture into the egg yolk mixture and mix till combined.
 - Pour the mixture to a container and steam over medium heat for      25 mins with stirring every 5 mins.
 - Set aside for mixture to cool.
 - Knead mixture until smooth. Wrap custard in cling wrap and chill    in fridge until required.
 - Mixture can be kept in the fridge up to a week before baking.


Mooncake Pastry

Make about 24 mini mooncakes

100g butter, softened
30g shortening
90g icing sugar
1 egg, roughly beaten
220g all purpose flour
35g custard powder
1/4 tsp baking powder

Methods:
- Cream butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add beaten egg gradually and beat until combined.
- Sift flour, custard powder and baking powder into the butter           mixture until incorporated. 
- Using your hand, mix mixture together and combine them to form   a dough.
- Wrap dough with cling wrap and let it rest in fridge for at least 1      hour.
- Divide dough portion according to the mooncake mould size.
- Press dough into mould and press firmly to form the shape.
- Remove and place on baking tray.

- Brush with a tin layer of egg wash.
- Bake ate 160 degrees for 25 minutes.

Egg Wash:
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp milk

                                                            

This post is linked to the event, Little Thumbs Up organised by Bake for Happy Kids and My Little Favourite DIY, and hosted by Diana from the Domestic Goddess Wannabe
                                        

6 comments:

Zoe said...

Hi Cecelia,

Happy to know you that you like these mooncakes. Totally agree that they are one of fav too because they are so light and not overly sweet to eat :D

Zoe

Diana Gale said...

Hi Cecelia I have seen this mooncake a few times now. I can only surmise it must be really good because many bakers are baking them!!! :P~~~~~~~~~~~~

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi Zoe..I love the buttery crust. My mum just ask me to bake another batch for her..

Cecilia Yap said...

HI Diana...These monies are really good..

Esther Lau said...

Hi Cecilia, this is also one of the mooncake i wish to try! But i have lack of time now. Will bookmarked it for next year!

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi Esther...I have bookmarked some too for next year...