The Art of Making Mooncake with Big Boys Oven


mooncake sunny yaw & mrs ht wong 2

Big Boys Oven mooncake skin making

Combine all the ingredients for skin in a mixing bowl. Leave it for at least 6 hours.
Make into equal portion of 30g balls to be used as filling.

Big Boys Oven mooncake filling mixing

Combine all the ingredients for filling 1 in a mixing bowl, mix well.
Then add filling 2 into filling 1, mix well.
Make into equal portion of 130g balls to be used as filling.

Big Boys Oven mooncake ball

Flour your Hands lightly and wrap with skin over the filling. Seal the edges.
Lightly dust the moon cake mould with flour.
Place each portion into the mould.

Big Boys Oven mooncake molding

Press slightly the level with the flat of your palm.
Give the mould a few hard knocks to dis lodge the moon cake.

Place it on a lightly greased tray and bake in a preheated oven at 180ºC for 10 minutes.
Remove moon cake from oven, leave aside for 2 minutes.
Brush egg glaze over it and bake at 180ºC for another 8 minutes untill golden brown.

Big Boys Oven mooncake sliced
Big Boys Oven mooncakes

It was an awesome afternoon having two recipes back to back, once the bakes were done and tasted … :) ….very lucurious indeed………, and continued dining with Mrs HT Wong at the restaurant….

Yishensu Stuffed Golden Beancurd

….that dinner was just a pure journey of indulgence . . . .. . never ever enjoyed an experience of a gourment vegeterian before, I had experienced it at Yishensu, you should too, Love Sunny Yaw!


  • August 18, 2009 - 7:46 am | Permalink

    Home made moon cake can control the sweetness….. good!!!
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  • August 18, 2009 - 8:03 am | Permalink

    Agree with NKOTB. Can control the sweetness. Some are too sweets for my liking. lol
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  • August 18, 2009 - 8:17 am | Permalink

    so, she has jumped on your guys’ bandwagon as well? :)

  • August 18, 2009 - 9:03 am | Permalink

    seems easy, but in fact tedious process…that’s why nowadays the mooncake out there are highly priced…try making one, we’ll know it ya!!!
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  • August 18, 2009 - 9:04 am | Permalink

    Thanks for this post! Mooncakes like marshmallow I thought you just bought :). Never thought you can make this at home!
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  • August 18, 2009 - 9:21 am | Permalink

    That’s a real thin layer of skin. But I prefer pandan lotus paste filling :)
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  • August 18, 2009 - 9:33 am | Permalink

    Wow… mooncake! Wonderful!
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  • August 18, 2009 - 9:46 am | Permalink

    Wow … vegetarian mooncake look more interesting than conventional ones 😀
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  • August 18, 2009 - 11:19 am | Permalink

    I can only drool and marvel … This is beyond my level of competence, haha
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  • August 18, 2009 - 12:19 pm | Permalink

    hvnt try mooncake. must ask my mum to ‘examine’ on mooncake and i will be her helper liao…
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  • August 18, 2009 - 4:04 pm | Permalink

    Incredible. Like some bacon in it but this vegetarian! Very nice and hope to do it one day….
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  • August 18, 2009 - 4:48 pm | Permalink

    Eh you still owe me a mooncake! LOL :)
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  • August 18, 2009 - 5:11 pm | Permalink

    the mooncake is nice!!! so is vegetarian food. it totally changed my mindset towards vegetarian food. now i dont have vegetarian-phobia anymore 😀
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  • August 18, 2009 - 11:57 pm | Permalink

    Vegetarian food is delicious! But I don’t like filling 1 mooncake. 😛
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  • August 19, 2009 - 9:30 am | Permalink

    Very skillfully done with such thin skin. Sure love to get some for the family.
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  • August 20, 2009 - 12:06 pm | Permalink

    It looks like someone stepped on your tail again. Morning!
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  • August 21, 2009 - 1:56 am | Permalink

    I love eating this mixed nuts mooncake! Been years since I had them as not many places make good ones anymore. I haven’t been able to find it in S’pore as most mooncakes here are commercialized with new flavors like durian, kopi, chocolate etc… Wish I was there in KL when your team did this demo.
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  • August 25, 2009 - 5:18 pm | Permalink

    i don’t like the mix nuts mooncake…but like the mooncake with matcha flavor…

  • August 26, 2009 - 3:10 am | Permalink

    Mooncakes are just fascinating… I’ve never made nor eaten one, but I can’t help but admire their beauty all the same!
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