Monday, August 29, 2016

Yam paste snow skin moon cake

Yam - 1.5 kg
Salt - 1 tsp
Sugar - 150gm
Coconut milk - 120 gm ( fresh packing type)

Steam yam for 20 mins
Half way add in salt, sugar & coconut milk.
Put aside , after 20 mins , mash & mix well. Leave to cool.

For the skin paste - ingredient
Shortening - 100gm
Water (ice cold water) - 210 gm. Can put in drop of food coloring if you want to have other favor of skin (eg yam, pandan, orange etc).
Kou fen - 220 gm (can buy from poon huat)
Icing sugar - 220 gm

Mix altogether and knead to form a dough.
Knead for awhile to give qq texture.

For mini mould is about 20 gm skin n 20 gm paste

Wrap yam paste with the snow skin and sieve some koi fen on the mould . Press down the mound to eject the moon cake from the mould. Can consume at room temperature or put in fridge to chill.