A detailed introduction to the traditional five kernel mooncake filling formula

2024-05-26 20:55:59 admin

Five kernel filling is one of the common fillings in traditional Chinese pastries (such as mooncakes), and its production materials and processes have rich characteristics. The following is a detailed introduction to the five kernel filling:

1、 Main raw materials:

1. Walnut kernel: One of the main components of the five kernel filling, providing rich taste and nutritional value.

2. Almonds: As an important component of the five kernel filling, almonds have a unique aroma and taste.

3. Peanut kernels: Peanut kernels occupy a certain proportion in the five kernel filling, adding rich oil and aroma to the filling.

4. Guazi Ren: Guazi Ren provides additional taste and nutritional value for the five kernel filling.

5. Sesame kernels: The addition of sesame kernels not only adds aroma to the five kernel filling, but also provides rich oil and nutritional value.

2、 Ingredients (refer to the traditional recipe for filling five kernel mooncakes):

1. Almonds: 40g

2. Walnut kernels: 40g

3. Olive kernels: 40g (some formulas may not include olive kernels, but use other nuts instead)

4. Sunflower seeds: 40g

5. White sesame (stir fried): 30g

6. Coconut Rong: 10g (may not be included in some formulas)

7. Jinhua ham: 50g (adding salty aroma and taste to the filling)

8. Ice meat: 50 grams (i.e. pickled fat meat, adding oil and flavor to the filling)

9. Cake flour (fried glutinous rice flour): 100g

10. Sugar: 100g

11. Peanut oil: 40ml

12. Clear water: 75ml

3、 Production process:

Processing of nuts: Roast various nuts (such as almonds, walnuts, peanut kernels, melon seeds, etc.) until slightly yellow and fragrant, cool and peel, and then press into small pieces.

Mixing and stirring: Mix the roasted crushed nuts with white sesame, coconut, Jinhua ham, frozen meat, and other ingredients, add white sugar, peanut oil, and water, and stir well until the filling can form a ball.

Forming and preservation: Put the mixed five kernel filling into the refrigerator for a period of time to make it more compact. Take it out when needed, divide it into small pieces according to the needs, and use it to make mooncakes or other pastries.

4、 Nutritional value:

Five kernel filling often uses plant-based seeds, such as walnut kernels, almonds, sesame kernels, melon seeds, etc. These raw materials are rich in nutrients such as oil, protein, vitamins, and minerals, and have a certain health effect on the human body.

5、 Cultural significance:

In ancient China, there were five moral principles: benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and trustworthiness, and the "Five Rens" sound exactly like them. Therefore, the Five Rens filling has certain cultural significance in traditional pastries. It is not only a delicious filling, but also the inheritance and embodiment of traditional Chinese culture.