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Fresh Orange Snowskin Mooncake with Sweet Corn Paste ( 香橙玉米冰皮月饼 )

mid autumn festival snowskin mooncakes black sesame paste
Using Fresh Fruits, these Snowskin Mooncakes had my foodie friends went gaga last year during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are in love with the Fu Lu Shou ( 福祿壽 ) mooncakes, representing the three gods of Prosperity ( Fu ), Status ( Lu ), and Longevity ( Shou )!

mid autumn festival assorted snowskin mooncakes recipe
The Sweet Corn Lotus Paste from Phoon Huat ( 奋发 ) was quite nice actually. The level of sweetness was acceptable since we picked the less sugar paste as I don’t really have a sweet tooth. Paired with the Orange Snowskin, the combination delivered a flavourful bite without being too overpowering. Come, let’s put on our gloves and start making these Yummy Fresh Orange Snowskin Mooncake with Sweet Corn Lotus Paste ( 香橙玉米冰皮月饼 )!

luxury haven snowskin mooncake making class
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Fresh Orange Snowskin Mooncake with Dragon Fruit Paste ( 鲜橙火龙果冰皮月饼 ), Baileys Snowskin Mooncakes with Black Sesame Lotus Paste ( 百利酒冰皮月饼 )
Well, you probably have seen all the positive feedback on our Strawberry Snowskin Mooncakes. Here's another one on which flavours this foodie likes..........

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( Makes About 16 Snowskin Mooncakes )
120g Kao Fen ( 糕粉 )
50g Hong Kong Flour ( 香港面粉 )
65g Icing Sugar ( 糖粉 )
30g Shortening Premium (白油 )
1 Big Orange to make 155g Orange Juice
2 tbsp Sugar Syrup if orange is not sweet
500g Low Sugar Sweetcorn Lotus Paste ( Makes about 16 x 30g Paste )
60g Sunflower Seeds
½ tsp Orange Essence ( optional )
*Water for blending juices if needed

    phoon huat redman hong kong flour baking recipe
  • Preheat oven at 180° and bake Hong Kong Flour for about 5 minutes. Stir evenly and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • phoon huat redman snowskin mooncake flour
  • Sieve both the flour and icing sugar together, then add the shortening. Mix well.
  • mid autumn festival grating orange for snowskin mooncakes
  • Rinse orange and grate the skin finely.
  • chinese new year mandarin oranges peel
  • Peel off the the orange skin, and remove the seeds.
  • mid autumn snowskin mooncake made from fresh orange
  • Add a little water and sugar syrup, and blend the orange slices. Adjust sweetness according to taste. If orange is sweet enough, there is no need to add the syrup.
  • making fresh orange snowskin mooncakes
  • Mix the orange zest and pulp into the orange juice. Amount according to preference.
  • phoon huat redman weighing scale
  • Weigh the juice and ensure it is around 155g.
  • how to make snowskin mooncakes
  • Add in the orange juice slowly and mix well into a smooth dough. Pinch a little and taste if juice is sufficient. After that, let it rest for about 20 minutes.
  • phoon huat sweet corn paste sunflower seeds
  • Meanwhile, throw sunflower seeds into the paste and mix well. Make about 16 sweetcorn paste weighing 30g each. Set aside.
  • phoon huat mooncake festival sesame paste
  • You can use different types of paste and prepare them in advance.
  • mid autumn festival snowskin mooncake making classes
  • Dust some Hong Kong Flour on your hand or gloves to prevent dough from sticking. Divide the dough into half, and roll into 2 long dough. Then make about 16 balls weighing 25g each. Here, I made different flavours of dough, and paired them with the respective paste for easy making.
  • phoon huat matcha paste for mooncake
  • Flatten the dough, and put a ball of paste filling in the middle and wrap around it. Dust more HK Flour onto hand and roll the dough into a ball. The image is another flavour we had made - Lychee with Matcha paste.
  • fu lu shou sanxing snowskin mooncakes recipe
  • Pour some HK Flour onto a tray and also dust some onto mooncake mould. Shake off excess flour. Put the dough into the mould and press gently. Remove the mooncake from mould and you are done! Refrigerate well and serve your Fruity Orange Snowskin Mooncakes with Sweet Corn Lotus Paste ( 香橙玉米冰皮月饼 ) chilled!
So, what do you think of our mooncakes? Don’t forget to post your Snowskin Mooncakes photo at if you do use our recipe. We love to hear from you!

These are some of the “anyhow” flavours we have experimented with:


  1. I remember this from last year! I remember your baking marathon. I've never had mooncake before but I've been dying to try it!

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  2. Beautiful, Shirley xx You are so amazing at this!

  3. Gorgeous mooncakes, Shirley! And the orange snowskin flavor sounds lovely!!! xo

  4. Shirley, your mooncakes are fabulous!

  5. Oh wow, these have come out SO well Shirley - yum! Lovely presentation too :) x

  6. Wow! Another unique flavour. You had sent me drooling....

  7. Look so delicious, I must try them :-)

  8. Those are so pretty! Almost too pretty to eat!

  9. You an awesome baker. Have a great week.

  10. Oh I love mooncakes!
    And that tea looks refreshing.


  11. Great, wanting to make them with the translation are not clear some ingredients. Perhaps in Italy they do not exist

    1. Oh dear, sometimes Google translate is not very accurate. Good to ask a Chinese friend to translate into Italian.

  12. Your moon cakes look amazing. You're such a great chef.


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