Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Walnuts Mooncake

So sad that i flung my Traditional Mooncake, i decided to try walnuts mooncake.
I'm submitting this post to: Aspiring Bakers #11: Mid-Autumn Treats (September 2011) hosted by HAPPY HOME BAKING
Ingredients (Make 20 pieces)
190g plain flour
13g custard powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
25g icing sugar
25g shortening
110g salted butter
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 egg
40 walnuts for deco

  1. Cream sifted icing sugar, shortening, butter and vanilla essence together until slightly white. (using slow speed first, then change to high speed)
  2. Gradually add the 1/2 egg.
  3. Lastly add in sifted flour, custard powder and baking soda and mix till soft dough form. (do not over mix). Leave dough in the fridge overnight or for a few days.
  4. Take dough out from fridge and divide into 20g each and 30g each for the fillings.
  5. Wrap filling into dough and place walnut on both side like a bolster. Apply eggs wash and bake in a preheated oven at 160C for 10 mins. Take out and leave it about 10 mins and apply egg wash again. Bake it for 15mins. 

Adapted from:  Facebook-ShopnBake, original from

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