Saturday, October 3, 2009

Orange Snow Skin Mooncake wt Lotus Paste

Yesterday I make snow skin mooncake again but this time I used Orange Juice as the flavor and omit adding milk into the skin ingredients.Guess milk and acid doesn't go along..so I leave it out! If you miss my 1st attempt snow skin mooncake,check it out HERE !! Well,I guess my 2 nd attempt making snow skin mooncake has improved a bit. I make sure I knead the dough nicely and press the dough into the mould harder!! I tried to make marble effect on these snow skin mooncake.Enjoy!













Ingredients:
105g kao fen (cooked glutinous rice flour)
30g shortening
95g icing sugar
160 ml orange juice (I used ml instead of gm)
2 drop of orange food color
Filling:
400g lotus paste
50g tapioca flour/Hong Kong flour(steamed for 10mins, cool and sift twice

Method for Dough:
1. Sift kao fen and icing sugar together.
2. Rub in shortening into the flour mixture until it resemble bread crumb.
3. Mix all the liquid and essence together.
4. Add in liquid mixture into the flour mixture and mix to form soft dough. Do not overmix. (You may need more or less liquid depend on the quality of the flour. Dough will look rough but soft in texture.)
5. Cover the dough and rest in the fridge for 15 mins.(I leave it on the counter since my kitchen is cold)
Filling:
1. Divide the lotus paste into 6 portions of 100g each
2. Roll them into balls.
Shaping:
Divide dough into 6 portions of 80gm each
2:Dust the surface, rolling pin and mould lightly with flour.
3. Roll out the dough, leave the centre slightly thicker than the edge.
4. Wrap the dough with the lotus paste and seal the edges.
5. Press into the mould and plunge it out slowly.
6. Use a brush to brush away excess flour around the mooncake.
7. Chill in the fridge and serve.
Note:
Weight of the skin and filling depend on the size of the mould








11 comments :

petite nyonya said...

So unique! Orange flavored snow skin! I would love to try this, although I'm not a big fan of eating mooncakes.

Angie's Recipes said...

Innovative! I bet they taste refreshing and fruity!
中秋快乐!
Angie's Recipes

Anncoo said...

This is pretty! Happy Mid-Autumn to you :D

Sonia said...

very pretty, Happy Mid Autumn to you.

ICook4Fun said...

Where did you buy the Kao Fen here in the US? I wanted to make some but don't know where I can buy it. By the way, your mooncakes look so pretty.

Food For Tots said...

Your marble effect mooncakes look so beautiful and creative! Must be very yummy too!

Anonymous said...

Mmmmm... delicious looking mooncakes. Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and Mishu girl.
mel

My Asian Kitchen said...

petite nyonya :
Thanks for your kind words:) I'm not a fan of mooncake too but love to experiment soemthing new to me! hehehe!Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and family :)


Angies:
Thanks and Happy 中秋快乐!


Anncoo:
Thank you and Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and family :)

Sonia:
Thank you and Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and family :)

Icook4fun:
thanks! I bought my koh fun from Bake wt Yen in KL which I store in fridge.I bought 2 kg and still have the rest after making pandan and orange flavor snow skin mooncake.If you want some I will keep for you.I think maybe Poh Wing Hong in NYC do carry koh fun..I understand from my friend Poh Wing Hong do carry white and yellow lotus paste..here is the address;49 Elizabeth St
(between Canal St & Hester St)
New York, NY 10013
(212) 966-1080 ..U can give them a buzz to confirm first..

Food4tots:
Thank you and Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and family :)


MeL:
Thank you and Happy Mid Autumn festival to you and family :)

MaryMoh said...

very lovely mooncakes. Am sure you have great mooncake festival over on your side.

Little Corner of Mine said...

Wow, you made so many snowskin mooncakes, well done!

My Asian Kitchen said...

Marymoh:
Thank you for dropping by:) no I didn't really celebrate mooncake festival like in Malaysia..

LCOM:
Thanks!

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