Sunday, September 7, 2014

Five Happiness Nutty Mooncakes

This is my final bake on mooncake and my first time baking this type of mooncake. Mum has requested me to bake this for praying purpose.





Recipe Source: Sonia

Pastry
130g Hong Kong Flour
90g   Golden Syrub
30g   Cooking oil or Peanut Oil
1/4tsp Alkaline

Filling
40g Almongd, toasted and grind coarsely
40g Pistachio, toasted and grind coarsely.
40g Walnut, toasted and grind coarsely.
25g Pumpkin Seeds, toasted
25g Sunflower Seeds, toasted
20g Raisin, chopped into small pieces.
25g Cranberry, chopped into small pieces.
25g Winter Melon, chopped into small pieces
20g Chicken FLoss

60g Kor Fun ( Cooked Glutinuous flour) or adjust accordingly.
50g water or adjust accordingly.
20g sugar or adjust accordingly.
1/2 tsp Nam Yue ( I omitted this)
a pinch of chinese five-spice powder

Egg Wash - 1 egg yolk + 1 tsp milk (whisked and sieved)


Methods
1.   Sift flour in a mixing bowl.
2.   Mix syrub, peanut oil and alkaline water, slowly pour into flour.
3.   Mix till form a soft dough.
4.   Cover and rest for 1 hour.
5.   Divide the dough according to the mooncake mould size to from the shape.
6.   Mix the filling together.
7.   Weigh and wrap with a piece of cling film and shape into a ball according to mould size.
8.   Place the filling into the dough and press it firmly to form the shape.
9.   Bake at pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 7 mins.
10. Remove mooncakes from oven and set aside to cool for a at least 15 mins.
11. Apply egg wash on the whole mooncake and bake at preheated oven at 170 degrees for 15-20 mins or till golden brown.

                  Wish everyone a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!!



12 comments:

Ann Low said...

Hi Cecillia, Happy Mid-Autumn Festival to you and your family.

Luv Sweet and Savory said...

Hi Cecilia, i see lots of nuts in this nutty mooncake. Wishing you & family a Happy中秋佳节!

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi Ann...中秋节快乐。。

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi Karen..Happy Mid Autumn Festival to you. This moonie is very nutty and aromatic.

Eileen Lee said...

Hi sweetie, happy mid autumn festival

Esther Lau said...

Very healthy mooncake! Happy Mid Autumn Festival to you and your loved ones!

May Law said...

Hi Cecilia, 中秋节快乐!

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi pretty..Happy Mid Autumn Festival to you too..

Cecilia Yap said...

Tks Esther...you too he a great Monchelsea Festival..

Cecilia Yap said...

Hi May..中秋节快乐。。。

Jess Bakericious said...

the mooncakes looks nice!

Cecilia Yap said...

Tks Jess..This year I make quite a lot of variants partly because I did not bake by last year.