Chocolate Durian Snowskin Mooncake (Mooncake Making Demo)
For the chocolate and durian lovers, this Snowskin Mooncake is combines the best of both worlds. As a Snowskin Mooncake lover, I enjoyed the chocolate taste of the Mooncake skin with the richness of the durian paste.
Chocolate and Durian Snowskin Mooncakes (10 large ones of 125 g each) Recipe by Phoon Huat (Note: The Mooncakes shown in the picture were made by the chef doing the baking demonstration)
Kou Fen 150 g (Cooked glutinous rice flour)
Icing sugar 180 g
Shortening 80 g
Water 100 ml
Cocoa powder, sifted 35 g
Durian paste filling 750 g
Mix Kou Fen, cocoa powder and icing sugar together. Rub in shortening till the mixture is like crumbs.
Add in water and mix well. Knead it for a few minutes till it becomes a smooth dough.
Wrap the Snowskin dough in cling warp and let it rest for 15 minutes.
Roll the durian paste into balls of 75 g each.
Divide the Snowskin dough into balls of 50 g each. Flatten each piece of dough and place one ball of durian paste into it. Enclose the durian paste with the Snowskin dough and place inside the Mooncake mould.
Remove from mould and refrigerate before serving.
Here is the chef demonstrating how to wrap and shape the Snowskin Mooncake.