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Foochow Mooncake (Jing Su Gao)  晶酥饼

 


INGREDIENTS :
200g all purpose flour
100g corn flour
1/2 tsp of baking soda
50g icing sugar ( or castor sugar  * see below note)
1/2 tsp salt
120g cooking oil or Lard
1 tsp five spices powder 五香粉
 



METHOD :
1. Sieve the flour, baking powder and icing sugar. Then add in the five spices powder 五香粉 and salt.
    Mix it well. Add in beaten egg
2. Add in the cooking oil and mix till a piable dough is formed. Then on a floured surface knead the
    dough with hands.
3. Roll the dough into approximately 1 inch balls and place on a baking sheet.
4. Flatten each ball of dough with a fork, first one way then crossing the other way producing a checkered pattern.
5. Bake at 175C for about 20-25 minutes or till golden brown.
6. Let it cool completely before store in the container.
 

* Note-
1. You can also use castor sugar instead of icing sugar but ensure  to beat  the sugar together with  the egg for the sugar to melt completely.

 

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