Friday, 21 September 2012

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)
Ingredients
Snowskin
  • Kou Fen 150 g (Cooked glutinous rice flour)
  • Icing sugar 180 g
  • Shortening 80 g
  • Water 100 ml
  • Cocoa powder, sifted 35 g
Filling
  • Durian paste filling 750 g
Method
  • 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.

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