This type of moon cake is very simple. You do not have to cook it. After doing it, keep it in the refrigerator. It can last for 4 - 5 days.The glutinous rice flour is steam for 10 minutes before used.

Pastry for moon cake:

  • 300 g cooked glutinous rice flour (kou fen)
  • 100g  oil or shortening
  • 200 g icing sugar
  • 200 ml cold water

Filling for moon cake:
  • 600 g lotus seed paste
1. Sieve glutinous rice flour and add icing sugar . In a bowl add a few drops of green colouring and pandan essence . Add in water to make a soft dough. Use scrapper to add in shortening. Knead till smooth. Divide into 70-80 g balls each.
2. Divide the filling into 150 g each
3. Roll the dough with a rolling pin till flat.Add in the filling in the centre and wrap into a ball.
4. Dust each ball with some glutinous rice flour.Press in a moon cake mould.Take in out and put in a container. Cool it in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.

Note: Any type of paste can be used.The paste are sold in shops selling cakes ingredients.You can also make it you own.
If you like to try making traditional mooncake, go to my previous post in this blog.
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