Green Tea and Red Bean Jelly Mooncake

Green Tea and Red Bean Jelly Mooncake

A sweet and simple take on the much-loved mooncake.
 
Total Time: 25 minutes
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 6
Red Bean Filling
Water
250ml
Agar-agar powder
½ tbsp
Red bean paste
100g
Sugar
40g
Green Tea layer
Water
450ml
Caster sugar
50g
Agar-agar powder
1 ½ tbsp
Green tea powder
1 ½ tsp
Milk
150ml
Purple or green colouring
1-2 drops
Salt
A pinch
Method
Red Bean Filling

Step 01

In a small pot, cook the agar-agar powder and water over low heat.
Step 02
Once dissolved, add red bean paste and sugar. Stir until it comes to a boil. Turn off the heat and let it cool for 3 minutes.
Step 03
Pour mixture into plastic moulds or muffin cups and leave for about 3 minutes. Place in the refrigerator to chill and set.
Step 04
Remove jelly from the mould when you are ready to assemble.
Green Tea layer
Step 01
Place water, agar-agar powder and green tea powder in a clean pot over medium low heat. Stir well until mixture comes to boil.
Step 02
Add milk, salt, sugar and colouring and continue to cook it until fully-combined.
Step 03
Remove pot from heat and scoop a tablespoonful of green tea agar-agar mixture into jelly mooncake moulds. Set it aside for 1-2 minutes.
Step 04
Add the red bean jelly filling in the centre and cover it with the remaining green tea agar-agar mixture.
Step 05
Leave it to set completely before placing it in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
Step 06
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

Make sure you consume these delights within 3-4 days or better yet, enjoy it once it sets!