How To Bake Snow Skin Mooncake Cake

Chinese people typically eat snow skin mooncakes, also known as snowy mooncakes, ice skin mooncakes, or crystal mooncakes, during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Non-baked mooncakes called snow skins are a Hong Kong specialty. Mainland China, Macau, Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia are some places where you can find mooncakes with snow skin. The major ingredients of Snow Skin Mooncake are glutinous rice, flour, sugar, milk, vegetable oil, and mung bean.

Snow Skin Mooncake Cake Recipe

The traditional Chinese mooncake delicacy has a non-bake variant called snow skin. Nearing the time of the Mid Autumn festival, it has attracted the wishes of many Asian dessert lovers and is a highly sought-after snack. This holiday delicacy is a terrific one to try preparing at home with your family and friends because it's smooth, silky, and sweet. With three different fillings—chocolate ganache, red beans, and green tea mung bean flavors—our recipe yields 30 yue bings. the recipe for a snow-skin mooncake can be found at the following link:
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Course Dessert
Cuisine Hong Kong
Calories 159 kcal


For the dough wrapper

  • 144 g rice flour
  • 144 g glutinous rice flour
  • 72 g cornstarch
  • 120 g icing sugar
  • 420 g whole milk
  • 65 g vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoon cornstarch, for dusting


  • Sift and combine all the dry ingredients for the dough until well combined.
  • In a another bowl, combine the milk and oil. Before thoroughly combining, add the vanilla essence.
  • Before adding the wet mixture, create a well in the center of the dry mixture. Mix in all of the wet mixes gradually by adding a few spoonfuls at a time. Make care to whisk thoroughly each time to create a thin, runny batter.
  • In a clean basin, strain the mixture. until fully done, cover and steam (up to 20 minutes).
  • Create a soft dough ball by kneading the heated batter. Then, let it chill for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.


Nutrition Information:
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 68mg
  • Potassium: 105mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 118IU
  • Calcium: 28mg
  • Iron: 1mg
Keyword Snow Skin Mooncake Cake

Final Thought:

The mooncake world has never seen anything like the snow skin mooncakes! Instead of the usual golden brown pastry, they are pristine white, and people are crazy about them. I knew I had to create the Woks of Life version of the recipe because the Mid-Autumn Festival was quickly approaching.

I'm Jennifer Tirrell, a self-taught baker, and founder of CakeRe. As an experienced baker and recipe publisher, I have spent over a decade working in the kitchen and have tried and tested countless baking tools and products. From classic cakes to creative twists, I've got you covered. So grab your apron and let's get baking!

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