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Monday, 22 July 2013

LITTLE MOONCAKE BISCUITS



These little biscuits look simple

They are soft and nice

Well loved by my 2 grandchildren

They can have a few at one go



Mooncake Biscuits

200g syrup
50g peanut oil
1/2 Table spoon alkali water
300g plain flour

Egg wash-1 egg yolk beaten with 1 tsp water

Method:
1) mix all 3 liquids together
2) pour liquid into flour, mix well and leave for 40min to 4 hours
3) press dough into moulds and knock out
4) arrange on parchment lined baking trays 
5) brush with egg wash
6) bake in preheated oven of 175'C for 10-15min



I thought my grand children like the figurines
but once I baked like these
they also finished them all!




These Mooncake biscuits are just out of the oven

It will take one or two days for them to mature 
and 
will look shiny and nice

Note:
If you are making for adults, you may like some variations as follows:
1) wrap dough with fillings: red bean or lotus paste before pressing into the mould
2) add roasted melon seeds or kuaci to the dough for crunch effect


4 comments:

Mandy Ng from Facebook said...

So cute. Lovely grannie baked with love. 😍
September 4 at 10:24pm

Katie Foong: At first I thought they like the shapes.
Once when I was busy, I just make rounds and press lightly
& put onto the baking tray to bake.
They liked it all the same.
September 5 at 8:15a

Jaylene Chuah from Facebook said...

So cute the biscuits Katie Foong
September 4 at 11:12pm

Katie Foong:Thanks Jaylene Chuah
September 5 at 8:16am

Yeong Chew Woh from Facebook said...

Well, cos your biscuits are just too yummy, the little ones are just not bothered with the shapes! Actually sometimes I find it is more for adults' satisfaction! Ha..ha..
September 5 at 10:47am

Priscilla Tan from Facebook said...

Wah! Damn cute eh! Thanks a million for sharing.
Can i use this dough for normal mooncake wt filling?
September 5 at 11:36am · Edited

Katie Foong: Sorry it will not spread easily.
Can refer to my other recipe for the traditional Mooncake skin here: http://my-humblekitchen.blogspot.my/.../traditional...

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MY-HUMBLEKITCHEN.BLOGSPOT.COM|BY KATIE FOONG
September 5 at 2:08pm

Priscilla Tan: Thank u so mch katie
September 5 at 6:06pm