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Baked Red Yeast Mooncakes

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Red yeast powder is getting popular as a food colouring for baking and cooking like char siu and peking duck. It’s been used in China and Asian countries for centuries as a traditional medicine. I’ve added about a teaspoon of red yeast powder into this mooncake recipe to give it a nice red colour to the cake without any egg wash and glaze like the traditional mooncakes.
Baked Red Yeast Mooncakes Recipe | SideChef
Red yeast powder is getting popular as a food colouring for baking and cooking like char siu and peking duck. It’s been used in China and Asian countries for centuries as a traditional medicine. I’ve added about a teaspoon of red yeast powder into this mooncake recipe to give it a nice red colour to the cake without any egg wash and glaze like the traditional mooncakes.
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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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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.
http://www.anncoojournal.com/
1hr 5min
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Ingredients

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Servings:
12
Serves 12
1 1/4 tsp
Red Yeast Powder
3 oz
Sugar Syrup
1 oz
Peanut Oil
1/2 tsp
Alkaline Water
1 cup
Lotus Seed Paste
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
147
FAT
2.3 g
PROTEIN
3.1 g
CARBS
28.8 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Mix Sugar Syrup (3 oz) , Peanut Oil (1 oz) and Alkaline Water (1/2 tsp) together thoroughly.
Step 2
Sift All-Purpose Flour (1 cup) and Red Yeast Powder (1 1/4 tsp) in a bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in sugar syrup mixture. Use a rubber spatula to mix and form a soft dough. Cover with a cling wrap and let it rest for 30 minutes.
Step 3
Divide dough into 11-12 portions, about 20g each and roll into balls. Wrap the dough around the Lotus Seed Paste (1 cup) filling.
Step 4
Roll it into ball and dust with some flour. Press firmly into the mold, remove and place on a lined baking tray. Bake at preheated oven 170 degrees C (340 degrees C) for 10 minutes.
Step 5
Remove from oven and rest mooncakes to cool for about 15 minutes.
Step 6
Then bake the mooncakes again for another 10-15 minutes.
Step 7
Leave mooncakes to cool down completely before storing in an airtight container. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
147
% Daily Value*
Fat
2.3 g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.4 g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
28.8 g
10%
Fiber
2.0 g
7%
Sugars
15.9 g
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Protein
3.1 g
6%
Sodium
61.2 mg
3%
Vitamin D
--
--
Calcium
7.9 mg
1%
Iron
1.1 mg
6%
Potassium
103.9 mg
2%
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