Mooncakes for Monday


As Monday is the day of the Moon, today we present a recipe for Mooncakes. These treats are a traditional Chinese dessert typically eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival, given to wish good luck.


For the doughMooncakes

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup golden syrup
  • 1/2 tsp alkaline water
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil

For the filling

  • 420 g lotus seed paste
  • 6 egg yolk each, salted
  • 1 tbs rose-flavored cooking wine

For the egg wash

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tbs egg white

 See Christine’s Recipes for directions.


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