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Date Lotus Jelly Mooncakes

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40MIN

Total Cooking Time

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Ingredients
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I believe that cooking and baking are an art, and I want to share my experiences with everyone in the world. My recipes are quick and easy with a focus on natural ingredients.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
8
Serves 8
1/2 cup
Lotus Seed Paste
4 cups
Water
1/2 Tbsp
Agar-Agar Powder
2 Tbsp
Dried Longan
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Directions

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Step 1
Date filling - Combine Lotus Seed Paste (1/2 cup) , Water (1 cup) , Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 Tbsp) , Agar-Agar Powder (1 tsp) in a small pot and bring to boil at medium heat. Stir with a hand whisk until date lotus paste dissolves. Off heat and stir for one minute.
Step 2
Then pour evenly into 7 muffin cups and place in the refrigerator to set for about 15 minutes.
Step 3
Remove filling jelly from cup, using a sharp knife to scrape the jelly on both sides, this will makes the jelly stick together. Set aside for later use.
Step 4
Mooncakes skin - In a pot, combine Water (3 cups) , Dried Red Dates (1/3 cup) , Dried Longan (2 Tbsp) and Rock Sugar (2 oz) together to boil and simmer for 20 minutes under low heat with the lid on.
Step 5
Pass water mixture through a sift and use a spoon to press out the excess water from the red dates and dried longan.
Step 6
Measure water mixture into 450-milliliter pot together with Agar-Agar Powder (1 1/4 tsp) and bring to boil at medium heat, stirring continuously with a hand whisk. Turn off heat and stir the liquid mixture for another 1 minute. Keep warm.
Step 7
Pour red dates liquid mixture into mooncake mold, about ½ cm high and let it cool to semi-set, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Place the filling jelly into it and warm up the remaining red dates liquid mixture. Then pour the hot liquid over the filling jelly to fill.
Step 8
Allow jelly to set completely and keep jelly refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy!

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