How to make traditional cantonese mooncakes at home

Some people have lamented that I didn"t include a mooncake recipe in A Big Mooncake for Little Star. There"s a few reasons why I didn"t-- there wasn"t really enough room in the book khổng lồ fit it in và mooncakes are pretty difficult to lớn make. I actually don"t know anyone (not even my grandmother) who actually makes mooncakes, everyone I know just buys them.

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That said, if you vì want lớn give it a shot, there is another children"s book, The Shadow in the Moon by Christine Matula & illustrated by Pearl Law about the Moon Festival that does include a mooncake recipe. To lớn make a traditional looking mooncake, you will need a mooncake mold with the designs; but you can also use a silicone cookie mold lớn have it look more lượt thích the smooth cookie fromA Big Mooncake for Little Star:
1. In a large bowl, set golden syrup, water picture, vanilla and old, then địa chỉ cửa hàng flour. Mix gently. Knead the dough for a minute & set aside for 40 minutes.
3. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a cylinder (1 inches in diameter) and cut into 12 equal pieces.

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5. Place a large rounded spoonful of the red bean pasties the center of each dough circle, wrap it, in the seams, then gently roll it into a ball shape.
7. Bake the mooncakes for 7 minutes, remove from the oven & brush on the egg wash with a baking brush.
8. Place the baking sheet back int he oven và bake for another 5 minutes, until golden brown. Let sit for 10 minutes, the remove from baking sheets.
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