What is usually in mooncakes?

Some of the most common ones are white lotus seed, green tea, red bean paste, wu ren (mixed nuts), salted egg yolk, and yam. Other mooncake fillings include ground pork, ice cream, durian, chicken floss, cream cheese, and also seafood!

What is the main ingredient of a traditional mooncake?

The first part of this mooncake recipe is to prepare the dough. There are only four ingredients required – golden syrup, lye water, vegetable oil, and plain flour.

Which flour is best for mooncake?

cake flour
About mooncake dough. (1) Both all-purpose flour and cake flour work well. Traditional Cantonese mooncakes use cake flour, which is what is used in this recipe. It yields a very tender dough (easy to work with, but slightly sticky) that yields a beautiful pattern after baking.

What is the original mooncake flavor?

Five kernel and roast pork (五仁叉烧 wuren chashao /woo-ren chaa-shaou/) mooncakes are the most traditional classic flavor. Compared to other common flavors, five kernel and roast pork mooncakes are much more expensive.

Should I put mooncake in fridge?

Traditional mooncakes that are not in sealed packaging should be stored in an airtight container and kept in a cool and dry place. Snowskin mooncakes should be stored in refrigerated conditions as soon as possible after purchase.

Do you put mooncake in fridge?

Should mooncakes be refrigerated? To retain its freshness of the crust and fillings, mooncakes should best not be refrigerated. Because of Singapore’s humid climate, it is advisable to keep it in an airtight container and consume it as soon as it is opened.

Do mooncakes expire?

How long can mooncakes last in the fridge? Traditional white lotus skin mooncakes with an anti-moisture sachet can last up to 30 days, if well-kept in an airtight container. Other mooncakes, such as the Teochew Yam Mooncake, should best not be stored for more than 7 days after purchasing.

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