Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Banh Deo Nhan Dau Xanh (Snow Skin Mooncake with Mung Bean)

Banh Deo Nhan Dau Xanh (Snow Skin Mooncake with Mung Bean)


Snow Skin
1 cup Cooked Glutinous Flour
1/2 cup Powder Sugar
1/4 cup Coconut Milk Powder
1/2 cup Water
1 Tbsp. Shortening

1/3 cup Mung Bean
2 Tbsp. Tapioca Starch
1/4 cup Coconut Milk
3 Tbsp. Sugar
Pinch of Salt

In a bowl add 1 cup Cooked Glutinous Flour. Add 1/2 cup Powder Sugar. Add 1/4 cup Coconut Milk Powder. Give it a quick mix.
Add 1/2 cup Water and 1 Tbsp. Shortening. Mix well until it forms a ball.  Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for 20 minutes.
Soak the Mung Bean in Water for at least 4 hours. Rinse the Mung Bean a few times. In a sauce pan, add some water to cover the Mung Bean.
Add a pinch of Salt.  Let it cook. Once the Mung Bean has soften, add 3 Tbsp. Sugar. Add 2 Tbsp. Tapioca Starch.
When it becomes a paste add in 1/4 cup Coconut Milk.  Mix well and remove from heat.
When the Mung Bean had cool, make small balls and set aside. After 20 minutes, take out your dough and knead it a few times. Divide it into equal pieces.
Coat with some Cooked Glutinous Flour.  Flatten and add in the Mung Bean.  Roll into a ball.  Put into Mooncake mold and press. Repeat until you used up all the dough and fillings.
Enjoy your Snow Skin Mooncake.

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