A. Mooncake Pastry
500 gr Plain Flour
380 gr Golden Syrup
100 gr Peanut Oil
2 tsp Alkaline water ( Lye Water/ Air Abu)
2 1/2 kg Lotus Seeds Paste
70 gr roasted Melon Seeds
1. Mooncake Pastry : Mix all ingredients A till well combined. Set aside for 30 min. Divide into portions ( each 35 gr ), I used mooncakes mould 125 gr total with filling.
2. Divide lotus seed paste into portions ( each 90 gr). Roll into balls.
3. Wrap filling with mooncakes pastry. Roll into balls. Press into mooncakes moulds. Tap lightly to the mould.
4. bake in a preheated oven at 200 C for 10 min. Remove and leave to cool, for about 10 to 15 min. Brush the top with beaten egg yolk. Bake in oven again for 10 to 15 min till golden brown.
Source : Alan Ooi