An alternative to making the traditional mooncakes, try making these Snow Skin Mooncakes. Because of its mochi like texture people love it, especially kids! It’s a perfect delicacy to serve as an afternoon snack or even dessert during the Mid Autumn festival. On the plus side, they are so easy to make! There’s no baking involved, you can make it and eat it straight or refrigerate and eat it within a few days.
Chocolate Snow Skin Mooncake – 巧克力冰皮月饼
Servings: 8 pieces
Time: 20 min
200g fried glutinous rice flour
220g icing sugar
80g vegetable shortening
640g chocolate lotus paste
Sift fried glutinous rice flour and icing sugar and mix well.
Rub vegetable shortening into the flour mixture.
Add water to the flour mixture. Mix until the dough forms and knead slightly.
Flour work board and divide the dough into 80g portions. Roll into a ball and flatten dough into a flat circle.
Divide chocolate lotus paste into 80g portions, roll into a ball.
Wrap chocolate lotus paste with thin snow skin, seal and roll into a ball.
Dust with flour and press firmly into mooncake mould. Press mooncake out of mould.