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Homemade Mini Moon Cake recipe

Homemade Mini Moon Cake Recipe

A well-loved Chinese pastry traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. This easy-to-follow recipe ensures that you can make these lovely little delicacies at home.





  • Step 1.

    Start by preparing the filling. In a bowl, mix together the red bean paste, candied citrus peel, and melon seeds.
  • Step 2.

    On your work surface, roll out the pastry dough into a thin sheet. Cut out circles using a biscuit cutter.
  • Step 3.

    Put a spoonful of the filling in the centre of each pastry circle. Fold the edges up and around the filling and seal at the top.
  • Step 4.

    Place each mooncake seal-side down on a baking tray. Brush each with the beaten egg yolk and decorate tops with a few melon seeds.
  • Step 5.

    Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 20 minutes or until golden brown., Allow to cool before serving.


  1. 200 gRed bean paste

  2. 50 gCandied citrus peel

  3. 50 gMelon seeds

  4. 500 gPastry dough

  5. 1 Egg yolk

  6. 1 tbspMelon seeds, for garnish

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