• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 6 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Store-bought mooncakes are chic and come in fanciful flavours but the taste of love in a handmade, homemade mooncake is unmistakable.

Give family and friends the ultimate seasonal gift of love.

This recipe is best with
Anchor Whipping Cream

Recipe Ingredient

  • 40g sago (soaked until plumped up)
  • 300ml water
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2tbsp agar-agar powder
  • 10g cornflour
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 70g evaporated milk
  • Skin:
  • 500ml water
  • 3 pandan leaves (shredded and knotted)
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 2 1/2tbsp agar-agar powder
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 100ml thick coconut milk
  • 2tbsp whipping cream
  • 1-2 drops violet colouring
  • 2tbsp chia seeds (soaked)


  1. To prepare filling: Bring water to boil and add soaked sago. Keep boiling until sago turns transparent. Strain and rinse sago under running tap water to remove the starch. Drain well.
  2. Combine water, sugar, agar-agar powder, cornflour, and salt, in a pot. Stir and cook over medium low heat till it comes to a boil. Add in sago and evaporated milk, and continue to cook for 20 to 30 seconds.
  3. Pour mixture into plastic moulds and leave to set. Place in the refrigerator to chill and set firmly. Remove filling from the mould.
  4. To prepare skin: Place water, pandan leaves, sugar, agar-agar powder and salt in a clean pot. Cook over medium low heat until it comes to a boil.
  5. Add coconut milk, whipping cream, and colouring. Stir well, and continue to cook for 1 minute or until mixture is fairly thick. Discard the pandan leaves and remove pot from heat. Mix in the soaked chia seeds.
  6. Spoon a tablespoon of agar-agar mixture into a wet plastic jelly mooncake mould. Set aside for 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Place a filling in the centre of the mould and add more agar-agar mixture to fill up the mould. Set aside to cool and then place in the refrigerator to chill and set completely.

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1 thought on “Jelly Mooncake”

  1. Anne - September 23, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    Hi, may I know 1 serving of the recipe can make how many jelly mooncakes? Is it 4 pieces?


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