The outer layer of this Matcha Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncake is made with matcha milk, it is filled with matcha flavoured red bean paste and agar-agar “egg yolk”.

CHINESE VERSION: 抹茶红豆燕菜月饼

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes

 

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Yields: 4 (125 g each)

Ingredients for matcha red bean agar-agar mooncake filling:

Ingredients for matcha agar-agar mooncake skin:

  • 1/2 tbsp matcha powder
  • 1 tbsp hot water
  • 350 g milk
  • 30 g fine sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp agar-agar powder

Preparing matcha red bean agar-agar mooncake filling:

1 Add hot water to matcha powder, mix well. Add in red bean paste. Combine sugar, agar-agar powder and water in a sauce pot, bring to the boil over medium heat, cook until agar-agar powder fully dissolved. Add agar-agar mixture to red bean paste, blend until smooth. (Reminder: The red bean paste used in this recipe is low sugar version. Reduce the sugar added if the paste you use is sweeter.)

 

2 Pour some matcha red bean agar-agar mooncake filling mixture into 4 paper muffin cups (top diameter=6 cm, bottom diameter= 5 cm, height= 4.8 cm). Add in agar-agar “egg yolk”. Add in more matcha red bean agar-agar mooncake filling mixture until the total weight is 60 g.

3 Keep in the freezer and freeze for 20 minutes, or until fully set. Unmould the agar-agar paste filling when fully set.

 

Preparing matcha agar-agar mooncake skin:

1 Add hot water to matcha powder, mix well. Add in milk, mix well. Combine matcha milk, sugar and agar-agar powder in a sauce pot, mix well. Bring to the boil over medium heat, cook until agar-agar powder fully dissolved. Transfer mixture to heat resistant measuring cup.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes

Assembling Matcha Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes:

1 Pour some matcha agar-agar mooncake skin into jelly mooncake mould. Add in matcha red bean agar-agar mooncake filling. Pour in more matcha agar-agar mooncake skin until fully filled.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes

2 Set aside for 15 minutes, or until slightly set.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes

3 Keep in the freezer and freeze for 25-30 minutes, or until fully set.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes

4 Unmould the agar-agar jelly mooncakes when fully set.

Matcha (Japanese Green Tea) Red Bean Agar-Agar Jelly Mooncakes