Happy Mid Autumn Festival!

 

 Strawberry Snowskin with White Lotus Paste, Pandan Snowskin with White Lotus Paste and finally Banana Snowskin with Durian Lotus Paste.


Using a new japanese style mould. A break from the usual mooncake moulds pattern. This is banana snowskin with white lotus paste and till date banana snowskin is my favourite! I love the light scent of banana.

I feel it should be a coordinated pairing so I went to get a bottle of Durian essence, already believing that it shld hv a fake scent BUT I was surprise that it actually smell quite “real”. Added a little egg yellow for easy identification, definitely not blue, purple – must be yellow!

Today’s mooncake session is for giveaway and own consumption. I wanted to try making Yam filling with Yam snowskin but the yam paste I got from KCT is flaky and I couldn’t wrap it up, couldn’t figure out what’s wrong too. I love yam – from yam paste or you call them Or Nee to Abacus seed. Shall find out what went wrong and make another attempt again. And I haven got the chance to try out some baked mooncakes (not the traditional type) recipes I spotted in the mooncake book. This couple of weeks is just testing mooncake recipes, fulfilling mooncake orders. And with the festival coming this Tues, I could say this year mooncake making session is finally closed!

Time to turn to my oven and mixer for new bakes!

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8 Responses to Happy Mid Autumn Festival!

  1. xan says:

    ooooh, i like the japanese mould. whats the size & how much does it cost?

  2. Elyn says:

    Hi Xan, I got the mould from Ailin but it’s the last piece. I remember seeing them at Lee Bee too!

  3. Reena says:

    I like the japanese mould too! Looks very pretty!

  4. Ida says:

    Happy Mid Autumn Festival to you too! ok.. maybe happy belated. but well, the moon tonite will be rounder than y’day’s!

    greta looking moonies!

  5. I like the Jap mould too! Can you use it to make other stuff besides mooncakes? may be jelly or ang gu kueh?!!

  6. ovenhaven says:

    Happy belated Mid Autumn Festival! It’s so lovely to see the park in front of my house filled with kids playing with lanterns 🙂

  7. Elyn says:

    Hi Ida, the moon is especially round and bright on the 15 🙂 Thanks for the kind words.

    Hi SH, I believe ang ku kueh can but I’m not sure about Jelly cos it’s actually in 2 separate pieces so I the Jelly may seep out?

    Hi Ovenhaven, that remind me of childhood days! Love those lanterns with candles type.

  8. Elyn says:

    Hi Dawn, Lee Bee is at Blk 507 Jurong West St 52 #01-154

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