Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Moonies @gain....Taro Flaky Mooncakes



Taro Flaky Mooncakes

Ingredient for skin

A
200 gm plain flour
30 gm icing sugar
50 gm shortening
120 ml water
1/2 tsp white vinegar

Ingredient for oil skin

B
180 gm plain flour
100 gm shortening
few drops of purple colouring

For Filling

C
5 shallots (chopped)
80 ml cooking oil

D
500 gm taro or yam
(Sliced, steamed, mashed whilst hot)
150 gm castor sugar
20 gm tang min flour

Method:
  1. Fry shallots of (C) in oil till aromatic. Add in ingredient (D) & fry till mixture into 30 gm portions, shape round.
  2. Combine flour, icing sugar & shortening of ingredient (A). Add in water & vinegar. Knead into a soft dough & roll into a square piece.
  3. Combine ingredient (B) & roll into a squarish, place in the centre of no. (2)
  4. Enclose both sides of no. (3) together. Rest for 20 minutes. Use a rolling pin to flatten all sides, turn over & roll flat. Next, roll into a swiss roll, repeat process. Cut into 40 pieces, wrap in no.(1), seal edge facing downwards.
  5. Place no.(4) on a baking tray lined with greaseproof paper. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 20-25 minutes till cooked through but not golden looking. Cool well.
**I only manage to make 35 pieces.
**Em...I think the skin is too thin.

Recipe adapted from Y3K Cookbooks - 爱. 月饼 by Alan Ooi



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