• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 8 People
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • Coconut paste filling
  • (A)
  • 250g freshly grated coconut (white portion only)
  • 20g melon seeds (kwa chee)
  • 60g candied melon (tung kwa), coarsely chopped
  • 40g toasted sesame seeds
  • 20g milk powder
  • (B)
  • 1¼ tbsp corn oil
  • 1¼ tsp water
  • 60g castor sugar
  • 35g koh fun (cooked glutinous rice flour), available at baking ingredients shops
  • Steam grated coconut f or 25-30 minutes until soft. Remove and leave to cool completely.
  • Combine oil, water and sugar in a mixing bowl. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Add cooled grated coconut and the rest of the ingredients (A). Mix well. Lastly stir in salt and koh fun to mix.
  • Divide mixture into small portions.
  • For the mooncake skin
  • 400g superfine flour
  • 350g golden syrup
  • 55g peanut oil
  • 1 tsp alkaline water
  • Glaze (combined)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • A pinch of salt


  1. Combine golden syrup, oil and alkaline water in a mixing bowl. Leave to rest for an hour. Sift in flour and mix into a smooth dough. Leave aside to rest for 4-5 hours.
  2. Divide dough into small portions. Wrap a piece of coconut paste filling inside the dough.
  3. Put into a cartoon character mould. Press in neatly. Knock out and place on a lightly greased tray.
  4. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C for 10 minutes. Remove tray from the oven and rest for 2 minutes. Brush with glaze and continue to bake for another 7 minutes.

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