Baked mooncake skin recipe

We are privileged to be invited by Resort World Genting and Nuffnang to spend a day up in Resort Cafe, Genting to learn making mooncakes and also to sample their wide variety of mooncakes.

We are even more privileged when the Chef shared with us his recipe for baked mooncake skin.

Ingredients for the skin:

750 gram flour
600 gram golden syrup
150 gram oil
15-20 gram alkaline water

Combine flour, golden syrup and oil. Lastly add alkaline water and mix the ingredients well. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and set aside for at least 3 hours.

The amount mentioned in the recipe above is good to make about 50 balls for the mooncake skin. Please take note that the smaller ball is for the skin while the bigger ball is the filling.

Sprinkle some flour into the mooncake mold and knock any access out.

Once you have wrapped the mooncake filling, place it into the mold.

Press the ball of dough and filling firmly.

Knock the mold once on one side.

Knock again on the other side to loosen it from the mold.

Knock the mold down once and the mooncake should be out.

Ethan shaped his very first mooncake today and you can imagine how happy and proud he is ^_^

After baking, the mooncake looks quite nice I dare say!

He cut it the first thing when we arrived home.


Thank you Sifu for sharing your recipe for the skin. Now, lemme go google for recipe on mooncake filling pulak! ^_^

18 Comments + Add Comment

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    woah, turning into a recipe blog soon har LOL, time flies, so fast mooncake festival jor :(

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    mum do mooncake for me pls. durian flavour pls

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    I am simply amaze. you remember all the ingredients. haha. next time we should try do it all by ourselves. haha try only.

    ethan had so much fun!

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    Awesome! Hands-on experience! Xiangcool in the making? LOL!!!

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    Looking good for the first time.

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    Pandai nya favourite boy ku, mana Merryn punya outcome? dah phail kah? =P

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    Awesome, looking forward for your post on the whole mooncake recipe. If can put a yolk inside, it would taste better…hahaha

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    So interesting! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    wow the mooncake must be tasty…btw so u r quick in posting..

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    next time bake some mooncake for us :)

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    Ethan boy so cute!!!! Btw, how the mooncake taste like?? Nice?? XD

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    Well done Ethan, his own making mooncake. Haha I dun even know how to make it.

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    The mooncake looks like from a pro. Well done, Ethan!

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    Wah! Ethan is so lihai!

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    hehehehe.. Ethan so cute… ^_^ I love the moon cake process =P

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    Ethan, share some with me please?

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    wow, not bad at all..good fun for Ethan!!

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    MOONCAKE TIME AGAIN NOW… r u going make this round

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