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Making Cantonese moon cakes

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2012-09-17 17:29

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Folks in China have been celebrating the Mid-autumn Festival since 1,000 years ago.People from various ethnic backgrounds and regions have their own ways of celebration, yet none of them want to miss out on eating moon cakes.

Do you know that in the early days moon cakes were homemade rather than manufactured? Nowadays you can find hundreds of kinds of moon cakes. Today we'll learn how to make mooncakes with Ku Chifai.

The ingredients and tools we need to make moon cakes are cake flour, custard powder, lye water, syrup, eggs, peanut oil, marinated yolk, lotus paste and a mooncake mold.

Making Cantonese moon cakes
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