Saturday, August 30, 2014

Cantonese-Style Mooncake 广式豆沙月饼

第一年做月饼, 心情一直是很兴奋的!不过, 对月饼这玩意还是一知半解。。。
做第一批广州月饼时, 不知道回油的原理, 拼命调高温度加长时间烘烤,想烘出理想的颜色。
做第二批时, 一边做一边watsapp美娘子。经过她的讲解才知道月饼需要时间“回油”,才会变得柔软润泽,漂亮。还有要月饼颜色均匀鲜亮,蛋液是很重要的一个步骤。感谢美娘子诚心和耐心的教导!

对于这款广式月饼,我认为是新手必学。做法简单,只是需要注意一些小细节,就可以顺利完成。快动一动手,感受一下中秋的气氛吧!:)
这个散发古早味的广式豆沙月饼,确实惹人喜爱!
Cantonese-Style Mooncake 广式豆沙月饼
(Recipe adapted from Butter. Flour & Me)
(Makes : 22 mooncakes)

Ingredients
150g golden syrup (转化糖浆)
60g peanut oil/corn oil
5g alkali water
250g superfine flour, sifted

Filling 
700g red bean paste/ lotus paste (shape into round ball, 30g each)

Egg brush
1 egg yolk + few drops water /milk

Method

  1. Mix golden syrup, peanut oil, alkali water with a whisk.
  2. Add in sifted flour, mix with a spatula until well combined. (don't over mix)
  3. Cover and let it rest for 1 hour or until not sticky.
  4. Divide dough portion into 20g each, roll into ball and lightly flatten.
  5. Place a ball of redbean paste in the middle, wrap up and round a ball.
  6. Place the ball of dough into mooncake mould, flatten gently.
  7. Remove and place on baking tray.
  8. Preheat oven at 190c and bake at 5 min at middle rack. 
  9. Remove from oven, leave to cool (about 10-15 mins). Apply egg wash evenly.
  10. Continue to bake for 15 min or until golden brown. 
  11. Leave the mooncake for 2-3 day before consumption. (This process is called oil return (回油) which enable the mooncake surface become soften, shinny and glossy).
I'm submitting this post to Best Recipes for Everyone August 2014 Event Theme: Mooncake hosted by Fion of XuanHom's Mom.
This post is linked to the event, Little Thumbs Up organised by Bake for Happy Kids and My Little Favourite DIY, and hosted by Diana from the Domestic Goddess Wannabe.

36 comments:

  1. 小巧可爱的广式月饼好诱人哦!o(∩_∩)o
    对了,篮子很美丽,请问在哪里买的?

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    1. 嗨,Wai Sim, 今年都是流行迷你型的,可爱又不用吃的太多!
      蓝子是在 daiso 买的。

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  2. 第一次烤月饼就烤得这么美,羡慕死我啦。。。
    谢谢妳支持我家的Best Recipes活动 ^^

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    1. Fion, 就如那天说的花纹还有待进步哦!
      如果时间允许的话, 我希望可以做多一点呢! :)

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  3. Lovely mooncakes. Ive made this too few days ago. That oval shape look nice too.

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    1. Hi Mel, everyone is using these lovely and mini mooncake moulds, i love them very much too. Looking forward to your mooncake post ya ;)

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  4. Esther, 妳好,请问福子的模在那里买?妳做的月饼很吸引人。看不出是新手哦!!

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    1. Hi Jojo, 谢谢的你的留言。我的模子是在烘焙点买的。我看到博友介绍也可以到https://m.facebook.com/y3k.y3k/albums/10152238368531379/ma 购买。

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  5. 哇!包装得这么专业美观哦!要送我的吗??嘻嘻~

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    1. Hi Qiqi, 我双手送上礼物咯, 快接收吧! ;)

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  6. 我也喜欢小巧的。很容易就解决掉了。月饼做得很美叻!这两个模子我也挺喜欢的。

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    1. 嗨葵葵, 今年大家爱迷你月饼, 不会吃的腻又可以吃多点不同口味的, 很赞!

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  7. Wow! Love your mooncakes! How I wish I can makan one now ! ;)

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    1. Hi Kit,thank you. Indeed this is easy to make. Give it a try! ;)

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  8. Hi Esther, lovely oval shape mooncakes. And thanks for information on oil return (回油). Indeed, I've also learned alot from you, Zoe, Aunty Young, Fion and other blogger pals in mooncakes making ... Next year I must buy the mould for baking mooncakes ^-^!

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    1. Hi Karen, I'm sure once you started, you'll fall in love with them. It's so much fun to make different kind of moncakes. Let's learn together ya :)

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  9. 我等着你送月饼到我家叻!哈哈哈~

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    1. 呵呵! 我先抛几粒过去比较快吧!

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  10. 我也有做这项月饼,可是印不美咯。。

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    1. 夫人, 我的印工也是不好, 花纹不太明显! 我们一起加油 ;)

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  11. 第一次么。很美咯!偶的第一次。。哎哟。。。没法看。。。没法吃! 掌声鼓励鼓励你哈。。。美美!

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    1. 谢谢Victoria。哈哈! 我是喜欢爱做月饼多过吃! 又可以送礼, 不错哦! :)

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  12. 第一次做有这样好的效果, 是不是应该给你多多的掌声, 要不要我轻唱“掌声响起”啊! 哈哈

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    1. 好呀! 有美美夫人的好声音唱歌给我鼓励! 这样我一定会越做越好, 谢谢!:)

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  13. Esther, you are so expert leh! Your mooncakes are so beautiful and professional!

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    1. Phong Hong, paiseh lah ! Still have so much to learn ;)

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  14. Hi Esther,
    I've just visited Victoria's Beijing Mooncake, and now your Cantonese style mooncakes! My head is spinning from all the different varieties and mostly all are new to me! Your mooncake looks wonderful and perfectly baked!

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    1. Thank you Joyce. They really are many kind of mooncakes which i only learn to know from fellow bloggers :)

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  15. The filling in your mooncake is so smooth and evenly distributed! I think that takes skill!

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    1. Hi Diana, thank you for your loving comment. Actually practice make perfect. My 2nd batch mooncakes look better than 1st batch :)

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  16. They look perfect! I love the oval shaped mooncake..so adorable.

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    1. Hi Angie, I love that oval shaped mould too! It's so cute and easy to handle:)

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  17. Hi Esther,

    I have been feasting my eyes with lots of beautiful mooncake lately. Yours is one of them :D

    Zoe

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    1. Hi Zoe, thank you. I also can't believe that I can make my own mooncakes. I enjoy and have fun making them :)

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  18. Esther, 你的传统月饼很好美,不像是第一次做的。给你多多 "LIKES"!!!!

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    1. Ann, 谢谢你。我会继续加油! :)

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