Ingredients for Flaky Dough

Water shortening Dough

Ingredients for Filling

Cooking Instructions

  1. Soak red beans in water for 2 hours then drain.
  2. Cover with 8 cups fresh water and bring to a boil.
  3. Turn down heat and simmer for 90 minutes.
  4. Strain the beans and discard the skins.
  5. Cook the beans with oil and sugar. Cook until there is no moisture left. Set aside.
  6. Mix all ingredients for flaky dough until smooth. Set aside.
  7. Mix all ingredients for water-shortening dough until smooth. Set aside.
  8. Divide beans into twenty portions.
  9. Divide flaky dough into twenty pieces.
  10. Divide water-shortening dough into twenty pieces.
  11. Wrap each flaky dough piece inside each water-shortening dough piece.
  12. Roll out and fold then roll out and fold again.
  13. Flatten the dough combination into a circle and put a filling in the center.
  14. Seal the dough around the filling and place in a mold.
  15. Invert and remove the mold
  16. Do this for all twenty mooncakes
  17. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  18. Bake mooncakes for 20 minutes. Serve