Chinese Desserts

Red Bean Sticky Rice Roll 豆沙糯米卷

I made some Purple Sweet Potato Mochi with my leftover sweet rice flour last week and yesterday I used it for some sticky rice roll. From previous experience I notice that treats made with Thai glutinous rice flour are more likely to become hard the next day and have to be softened in the microwave…… Continue reading Red Bean Sticky Rice Roll 豆沙糯米卷

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Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 紫薯糯米糍

Mid autumn festival is already over but I still have several purple sweet potatoes and half a carton of coconut cream lett in my fridge after making my mooncakes (read about my blog posts, Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Snow Skin Mooncakes and Crispy Coconut Sweet Potato Mooncakes). I turned the leftover ingredients into mochi in…… Continue reading Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 紫薯糯米糍

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Durian Snow Skin Mooncakes 榴槤冰皮月餅

This is my last snow skin mooncake recipe of year 2017. I added a small amount of pandan juice to the dough for color so that the pandan flavor would not be too overpowering. The filling was made solely with durian and I bought frozen durian since fresh ones were way too expensive here in…… Continue reading Durian Snow Skin Mooncakes 榴槤冰皮月餅

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Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Snow Skin Mooncakes 椰香紫薯冰皮月餅

Here’s another snow skin mooncake that I made today. I’ve come up with a more efficient way to flatten the dough and you will see a video demonstration at the end of the blog post. 這是今天製作的冰皮月餅,EC拍了短片示範包餡及印模過程,亦在片中分享了心得。 Make sure to have your dough and filling both thoroughly chilled before you begin wrapping and shaping. Chilling makes…… Continue reading Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Snow Skin Mooncakes 椰香紫薯冰皮月餅

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Chestnut Chocolate Lava Snow Skin Mooncakes 栗子朱古力流心冰皮月餅

Lava mooncakes have been so popular recently and here I’ve joined the trend to create snow skin mooncakes with similar chocolate lava filling. At first I made the lava filling with sweetened condensed milk and cocoa powder. I thought I could make it the same way I prepared my soft-centered chocolate ganache filling by freezing…… Continue reading Chestnut Chocolate Lava Snow Skin Mooncakes 栗子朱古力流心冰皮月餅

Cakes

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake 朱古力酸忌廉蛋糕

This is another chocolate bundt cake recipe that I came up with (read about my blog post, Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache). It is an American-style butter cake in which leavening agents (baking powder and baking soda) and dairy product (sour cream) are included. In order to compensate for the moisture loss due to…… Continue reading Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake 朱古力酸忌廉蛋糕