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Mooncake

Traditional Chinese cakes consisting of a pastry shell and a sweetened filling, made to celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival - they are exchanged as presents among family and friends. They are generally imprinted with Chinese characters and often a chrysanthemum pattern.

They come round or square shapes and there pastry is sometimes made with salted duck egg yolks.

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