These Agar-Agar “Jelly Egg Yolks” are made with mung bean and pumpkin to create a texture that resembles an egg yolk. Though the carrot might give a color that is closer to the color of salted egg yolk, the pumpkin will give a better texture.

CHINESE VERSION: 燕菜月饼”蛋黄”

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
 

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Yields: 6 (15 g each, diameter=3 cm)

Ingredients:

  • 10 g split mung bean (soak for 3 hours, drained)
  • 40 g pumpkin flesh
  • ¾ tsp agar-agar powder
  • ⅛ tsp fine salt
  • 80 g plain water

Instructions:

1 Steam soaked split mung bean and pumpkin over medium heat for 20 minutes.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
 

2 Combine agar-agar powder, salt and water in a sauce pot, cook over medium heat until agar-agar powder fully dissolved.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes

3 Add agar-agar mixture to steamed mung bean and pumpkin, blend until smooth.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
 

4 Pour mixture into 6 holes round ice cubes mould (diameter=3 cm), top with the cover.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes

5 Keep in the freezer to freeze for 15 minutes, or until fully set.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes

6 When fully set, unmould and rinse with plain water. Keep refrigerated for later use.

Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes

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Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes

Agar-agar “Jelly Egg Yolk” (Jelly Mooncake Egg Yolk Recipe)

These Agar-Agar “Jelly Egg Yolks” are made with mung bean and pumpkin to create a texture that resembles an egg yolk. Though the carrot might give a color that is closer to the color of salted egg yolk, the pumpkin will give a better texture.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Freezing time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 pieces
Calories 8 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 6 holes round ice cubes mould (diameter=3 cm)

Ingredients
  

  • 10 g split mung bean soak for 3 hours, drained
  • 40 g pumpkin flesh
  • ¾ tsp agar-agar powder
  • tsp fine salt
  • 80 g plain water

Instructions
 

  • Steam soaked split mung bean and pumpkin over medium heat for 20 minutes.
    Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
  • Combine agar-agar powder, salt and water in a sauce pot, cook over medium heat until agar-agar powder fully dissolved.
    Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
  • Add agar-agar mixture to steamed mung bean and pumpkin, blend until smooth.
    Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
  • Pour mixture into 6 holes round ice cubes mould (diameter=3 cm), top with the cover.
    Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
  • Keep in the freezer to freeze for 15 minutes, or until fully set.
    Agar-Agar Salted Egg Yolks for Jelly Mooncakes
  • When fully set, unmould and rinse with plain water. Keep refrigerated for later use.
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Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 8kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.5gFat: 0.02gSaturated Fat: 0.003gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.002gSodium: 50mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 571IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Agar-agar mooncake, jelly mooncake
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