There is a folk legend circulating in ancient China. In order to commemorate the anti-Yuan national heroes, people in Jiangsu and Zhejiang made round cakes as sacrifices during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Later, people began to eat moon cakes during the Mid-Autumn Festival, and gradually formed a custom. As China’s excellent traditional culture becomes known to more and more people, mooncakes, a traditional Chinese food, are also loved by more and more people. Below I will introduce to you how to make mooncakes.
Steps for making moon cakes
Step 1: prepare ingredients
Choose corresponding ingredients according to different tastes and fillings, such as flour, sugar, oil, fillings, etc.
Step 2: Knead the dough
Mix the flour with an appropriate amount of water, oil, sugar, etc., and knead it into a smooth dough.
Step 3: Make fillings
Mix various ingredients to make fillings, such as five kernels, bean paste, egg yolks, etc.
Step 4: Wrapping the filling
Roll the dough into a thin sheet, wrap the filling in it, and pinch the sealing area tightly.
Step 5: Press mold
Place the wrapped mooncakes into the mold and press out the shape.
Step 6: Bake
Place the mooncakes in the preheated oven and bake until the surface is golden brown.
Step 7: Cooling out of the oven
Take out the baked mooncakes and place them on the baking grid to cool naturally.
Step 8: Packaging
Pack the cooled mooncakes, ready for consumption or storage.
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