Sugar-Free Chinese Custard Filling 無糖奶黃餡

I’m sharing with you my sugar-free version of Chinese custard filling that I used for my sugar-free custard mooncakes I made this year (recipe to be followed). Here in the recipe, granulated sugar is replaced with a natural sweetener that is a blend of monk fruit and erythritol. The result was pretty good. There was … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chinese Custard Filling 無糖奶黃餡

Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡

I have been unpacking and rearranging stuffs almost every day due to our recent renovation. Also my daughter has been admitted to a new school this term. I’m pretty exhausted to work on my mooncake experiment. I did make a batch of sugar-free red bean paste though last week. I used xylitol for my Sugar-Free … Continue reading Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡

Coconut Sweet Potato Paste 椰香蕃薯餡(少甜少油版)

This is the sweet potato filling that I used for my crispy sweet potato mooncakes (recipe here). Instead of white table sugar, I sweetened the paste with oligosaccharide syrup. Oligosaccharides are carbohydrates with 2 to 10 monosaccharides (simple sugars like glucose and fructose). Most oligosaccharides are indigestible by the small intestine and therefore will not … Continue reading Coconut Sweet Potato Paste 椰香蕃薯餡(少甜少油版)

Coffee Salted Caramel White Bean Paste 咖啡海鹽焦糖豆沙餡

I made some bean paste with white kidney beans yesterday. White kidney beans taste pretty bland so the paste will be ready to take on any flavor that is added to it. I have a small bowl of leftover salted caramel sauce that I used for making cake before so I started experimenting with the … Continue reading Coffee Salted Caramel White Bean Paste 咖啡海鹽焦糖豆沙餡

Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡

Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner and I am planning to make some sugar-free mooncakes with natural sweetener. Here is how I prepared my lotus seed paste with xylitol instead of cane sugar. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that looks and tastes like table sugar. Compared to sugar (sucrose) which has a glycemic index … Continue reading Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡

Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿

I’m planning to make Chinese mooncakes the following week and here is how I prepared my homemade golden syrup. Omnivore's Cookbook has discussed thoroughly about this topic and I found her blog post super informative. If you have never made any golden syrup before do visit her blog. EC準備下週開始製作廣式月餅,以下是自製金黃糖漿的做法。Omnivore's Cookbook詳細地記錄了糖漿的製作過程,網誌內容十分詳盡,資料也很豐富,EC覺得新手值得一看。 Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿 Makes 320 … Continue reading Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿