Purple Potato Mooncake (Makes 12 mooncakes)

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  • Pastry Ingredients:
  • Purple potato powder for baking 25g
  • Cake flour 190g
  • Unsalted butter 100g
  • Icing sugar 45g
  • Egg wash 15g
  • Whipping cream 10g
  • Coconut milk 10g
  • Purple Potato Filling Ingredients:
  • Purple potatoes (excluding skin) 240g
  • Butter 10g
  • Granulated sugar 30g
  • Whipping cream 10g


  • Purple Potato Filling:
  • 1. Cook the purple potatoes. Peel and mash with fork. Add the sugar, butter and whipping cream. (If the mixture is too watery, thicken it with a small amount of starch.)
  • 2. Divide the purple potato filling into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls and refrigerate.
  • Pastry:
  • 1. Put the icing sugar and butter into a big bowl. Whisk well.
  • 2. Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream and coconut milk.
  • 3. Sieve the cake flour and purple potato powder into the mixture. Knead well. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Purple Potato Mooncake:
  • 1. Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each and knead into a ball.
  • 2. Place the dough under cling film. Then, flatten it into a circle with hand or rolling pin. The dough pieces should be thinner along the rim.
  • 3. Wrap one piece of purple potato filling in the dough.
  • 4. Sprinkle flour on the mooncake and mould. Knead into a cylinder and place it in the mould. Press lightly with hand.
  • 5. Turn the mould upside down. Press 10 times and remove the mooncake.
  • 6. Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes for 1 hour.
  • 7. Preheat the Airfryer at 200°C for 10 minutes. Spray water on the mooncakes before placing them on the baking tray. Bake at 200°C for 4 minutes, and then bake at 180°C for 2 minutes.
  • 8. Remove the baking tray along with the mooncakes. Brush on syrup and bake for 1 minute.
  • Tips:
  • Reheat the mooncakes in the Airfryer before consumption for better taste.
  • Syrup can be made by mixing 1 part of granulated sugar with 1 part of hot water.
  • Moon cake mold can be purchased at the baking shop
Purple Potato Mooncake (Makes 12 mooncakes)

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