Simple mooncake biscuit that is sure to bring back childhood memories for some. In the old days, these biscuits are packed individually in plastic or bamboo cage. The biscuits are shaped into piglets or fish using a wooden mould, and they are normally without filling.

Have fun making these simple and cute mooncake biscuits for the mid-autumn festival.

Chinese Version: 公仔饼(猪笼饼)食谱

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

Mooncake Biscuit (Doll Mooncakes) Recipe | MyKitchen101en

Yield: 16 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 200g low protein flour/cake flour
  • 120g golden syrup (refer golden syrup recipe)
  • 60g cooking oil
  • 2 tsp lye water/alkaline water

Egg Wash:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp water
 

Instructions:

1 Combine 120g golden syrup, 60g cooking oil and 2 tsp. lye water/alkaline water, mix well.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

2 Sift in 200g low protein flour.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

3 Mix all ingredients into soft dough.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

4 Wrap the dough with cling wrap or cover it, rest the dough for 1 hour.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
 

5 Prepare egg wash for shiny, golden glaze on mooncake biscuit. Mix 1 tablespoon of water with 1 egg yolk and beat thoroughly with a fork, sift the mixture.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

6 Preheat oven to 160°C (320°F), the average time is about 10 minutes.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

7 Divide dough into 16 portions with 25g each, form into dough ball with both hands. Note: The Size of the dough depends on your biscuit mould.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

8 Shape with biscuit mould.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

9 Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C(320°F) for 6 minutes.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

10 Brush with egg wash.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

11 Bake for another 6 minutes at 160°C (320°F) until golden brown.

Immediately after baking.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

After 24 hours.

Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
 
Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

Mooncake Biscuit (Doll Mooncakes) Recipe

Simple mooncake biscuit that is sure to bring back childhood memories for some. In the old days, these biscuits are packed individually in plastic or bamboo cage.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert, Midautumn
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 16 pieces
Calories 102 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 biscuit mould

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 g low protein flour/cake flour
  • 120 g golden syrup
  • 60 g cooking oil
  • 2 tsp lye water/alkaline water

Egg Wash:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions
 

  • Combine 120g golden syrup, 60g cooking oil and 2 tsp. lye water/alkaline water, mix well.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Sift in 200g low protein flour.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Mix all ingredients into soft dough.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Wrap the dough with cling wrap or cover it, rest the dough for 1 hour.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Prepare egg wash for shiny, golden glaze on mooncake biscuit. Mix 1 tablespoon of water with 1 egg yolk and beat thoroughly with a fork, sift the mixture.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 160°C (320°F), the average time is about 10 minutes.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Divide dough into 16 portions with 25g each, form into dough ball with both hands. Note: The Size of the dough depends on your biscuit mould.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Shape with biscuit mould.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 160°C(320°F) for 6 minutes.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Brush with egg wash.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • Bake for another 6 minutes at 160°C (320°F) until golden brown.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe
  • After 24 hours.
    Mooncake Biscuit Recipe

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Notes

This recipe yields 16 pieces of mooncake biscuits.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of biscuit. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 102kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 3mgPotassium: 14mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 16IUCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword doll mooncakes, mooncake biscuit
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