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Types of Mooncake

An Assortment of Contemporary Snow Skin Mooncakes
An Assortment of Contemporary Snow Skin Mooncakes

Snow Skin Mooncake One of the most popular varieties in recent times, snow skin mooncakes are a no-bake mooncake and are refrigerated instead. This modern mooncake originated in Hong Kong, in a bakery that wanted to create a mooncake with less fat.

Chocolate
Chocolate

Hong Kong-style mooncake: Hong Kong has gained its own style of mooncakes. While Hongkongers typically eat Cantonese-style …

Five Kernel and Roast Pork
Five Kernel and Roast Pork

Go to Five Nuts Mooncake Part I for the first part of the Five Nuts Mooncake recipe where we have the recipes for making your own golden syrup and cooked glutinous rice flour and also tips on buying the many various ingredients needed for the five nut.

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Five-Kernel (五仁, wǔ rén) Mooncakes
Five-Kernel (五仁, wǔ rén) Mooncakes

“Five kernel (五仁, wǔ rén): ... 中国古代有“仁、义、礼、智、信 ... This recipe was included in Page 32-33 of the “Easy Mooncake ...

Green Tea
Green Tea

Green tea snowskin mooncake is extremely easy to make and is one of the many types of mooncakes that are greatly in demand during mid-autumn festival. These mooncakes taste refreshing and so aromatic. by Huang Kitchen.

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Ice Cream
Ice Cream

You can either use a novelty ice cube tray or small ice cream molds, or you can also use used plastic jello or pudding cups. Mooncakes are generally a few inches in diameter and round or square with ridges on the edge, but other shapes will also do.

Lotus Seed Paste
Lotus Seed Paste

Place a sweet lotus seed paste ball in the center of the dough circle. Wrap the dough around the lotus seed paste filling, taking care to seal the seam at the top of the package. Press the mooncake ball into the mold with the seam side up.

Mung Bean Mooncake
Mung Bean Mooncake

Also, the new technique helped me create mooncakes of appropriate size, instead of the smaller ones I made by hand last week. This week, I decided to use sweet mung bean filling (recipe below)… but you could also use canned sweetened red bean paste, or any other filling.

Red Bean Paste
Red Bean Paste

1 cup red beans or azuki beans, dry; 2/3 to 3/4 cups sugar (to taste) 6 tablespoons coconut oil, or other solid fat; Soak the red beans in plenty of water for at least 2 to 3 hours and ideally overnight, making sure beans are submerged fully by at least 1 to 2 inches of water. Rinse and drain.

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Snow Skin
Snow Skin

Snow skin mooncake, snowy mooncake, ice skin mooncake or crystal mooncake is a Chinese food eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Snow skin mooncakes are a non-baked mooncake originating from Hong Kong.

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Traditional Lotus
Traditional Lotus

Repeat making mooncake balls and using the mold until all 10 mooncakes are complete. Once all 10 mooncakes are arranged on a baking sheet, bake them in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove and brush the tops with the beaten egg and then return them to the oven to bake for another 8 minutes, or until golden brown.

Traditional Mooncake With a red Adzuki Bean
Traditional Mooncake With a red Adzuki Bean

Azuki (red bean) paste is the most popular filling for these mooncakes, but other sorts of beans as well as chestnut are also used. Unlike some types of Chinese mooncakes, mooncakes in Japan almost never contain an egg yolk in the center.

Vegetable and Fruit
Vegetable and Fruit

As with every Chinese festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival has its own special food – moon cake. It is a kind of cookie with various fillings and different artistic patterns on the surface depicting the legends of the festival.

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