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.
- 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.
- 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