Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼)

Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼)

Snow skin mooncake is a Chinese food eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Check out Traditonal Mooncake (月饼):
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Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼)
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Snowskin
  1. 100 grams of Fried Glutinous Rice Flour (Koufen)
  2. 30 grams of Shortening
  3. 80 grams of Icing Sugar
  4. 150ml of Water
  5. Food Coloring (optional)
  6. A few drop of vanilla extract
Filling
  1. 300+ grams of filling. (I'm using lotus paste and red bean filling)
Instructions
  1. Sift together koufen, and icing sugar together.
  2. Rub the shortening into the flour mixture.
  3. Combine the water, vanilla extract and coloring, and add to the flour.
  4. Mix until soft dough forms, and knead for about 5 minutes.
  5. Divide the dough into 25 grams ball. Divide your filling into 25 grams ball.
  6. Flatten your dough and put one filling ball onto it and wrap it around.
  7. Dust them with some koufen, place it in the mooncake mould and press the mooncake out. Place it on floured surface.
  8. Put them into airtight container and leave them to chill in fridge. Serve them cold. Put in fridge up to a week.
Notes
  1. Makes 12-13 50 grams-sized snowskin mooncake
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5 thoughts on “Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼)

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  2. Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼) Ting Ting

    Hi Zong Han,

    Can I ask if I can make larger mooncake using a 125g mould with the same recipe? can make around 6 mooncakes?

    Regards,
    Ting Ting

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    1. Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼) Zong Han Chua Post author

      Yes. Just scale the ratio of the skin and the filling according.

      Reply
  3. Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼) Jolanda Tan

    Hi Zong Han.,
    I just curious .. No bake no oven.,. and we can eat like that ?( meaning : is raw )

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    1. Snowskin Mooncake (冰皮月饼) Zong Han Chua Post author

      The KouFen is glutinous rice flour that has been fried already. So it is ‘cooked’. 🙂

      Reply

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