Sweet Red Bean Paste with Chen Pi (Dried Mandarin Peel) 陳皮豆沙餡

I’ve been making sweet red bean paste for my homemade mooncakes (read about my blog posts Sweet Red Bean Paste and Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste for more details) and this is the first time that I flavored it with Chen Pi. Everything is basically the same. I just dumped in some chen pi when … Continue reading Sweet Red Bean Paste with Chen Pi (Dried Mandarin Peel) 陳皮豆沙餡

Sugar-Free White Bean Paste 無糖白豆沙餡

I made this white bean paste out of sugar substitute for my mooncake this year. Compared to Japanese white bean paste which is super sweet, this white bean paste is only lightly sweetened. The reduced sugar amount will make the bean paste dry and crumbly so oil is needed to make up for the moisture … Continue reading Sugar-Free White Bean Paste 無糖白豆沙餡

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