Lotus seed paste and black sesame Shanghai mooncake

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This recipe combines the sweetness of lotus paste and black sesame. I found this recipe from http:­/­/kuali­.com­/recipes­/view­.aspx?r=3260 .

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Preparation Time02 Hr 00 Min
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  • 300 gram superfine flour
  • 40 gram Custard powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 100 gram Icing sugar
  • 1 whole Egg ( lightly beaten)
  • 60 gram Shortening
  • 60 gram butter
  • 100 gram Black sesame paste
  • 50 gram peanut butter
  • 0.5 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 500 gram White lotus seeds paste
  • 1 whole Egg glaze
  • 1 whole Egg yolk
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Water
  • 1 tablespoon Black sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon White sesame seeds

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1. To make the moon cake skin, sift the flour, custard powder and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Sift in icing sugar to mix. Insert the egg.

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2. Combine shortening and butter into the mixture and lightly mix in to combine (do not knead) until a soft dough is formed. Let it rest for 30 minutes. Divide the dough to 60g each and flatten it.Put aside .

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3. To make the filling, combine the black sesame paste, peanut butter, salt, butter together. Make into balls of 25 grams each. Wrap the black sesame paste with the lotus seeds paste.

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4. Wrap a piece of filling in the centre and shape into a dome. Arrange on greased baking trays.

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5. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees C. Remove the tray and leave aside to rest for 5 minutes. Brush the mooncakes with egg glaze and bake for another 15 minutes. Sprinkle some sesame seeds over.