Sesame Mooncake
(Makes 12 mooncakes)

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  • Freshly ground black sesame powder 20g
  • Cake flour 190g
  • Unsalted butter 100g
  • Egg wash 15g
  • Icing sugar 45g
  • Whipping cream 20g
  • Coconut milk 10g
  • Black sesame filling ingredients:
  • Black sesame mooncake filling 216g
  • Freshly ground black sesame powder 24g


  • Freshly Ground Black Sesame Powder:
  • Wrap a suitable amount of black sesame seeds in tin foil. Put into the Airfryer and bake at 160°C for 5 minutes. Cool the seeds completely before grinding them into powder with a food processor.
  • Black Sesame Filling:
  • Mix the black sesame ingredients. Divide the mixture into 20g pieces. Roll the pieces into balls and refrigerate.
  • Pastry:
  • Mix and sieve the cake flour and sesame powder.
  • Leave the butter in room temperature until soft. Add the icing sugar and sieve.
  • Stir in the egg wash, whipping cream and coconut milk.
  • Add the sifted cake flour and sesame powder. Knead the mixture.
  • Knead well. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Sesame Mooncake:
  • Take the pastry dough out of refrigerator. Divide it into portions weighing 28g each and knead into a ball.
  • 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.
  • Wrap one piece of sesame filling in the dough.
  • Sprinkle flour on the mooncake and mould. Knead into a cylinder and place it in the mould. Press lightly with hand.
  • Turn the mould upside down. Press 10 times and remove the mooncake.
  • Refrigerate the pressed mooncakes for 1 hour.
  • 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.
  • 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
Sesame Mooncake (Makes 12 mooncakes)

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