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Making Cantonese mooncakes

Updated: 2012-09-17 11:16

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 mooncakes.

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

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

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Making Cantonese mooncakes

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