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Mooncake with Sweet Lotus Paste (Banh Trung Thu Nhan Hat Sen)

Mooncakes are round or square pastries with various savory and sweet filings. Typical mooncake fillings include different sweet pastes, mixed nuts and salted egg yolks. The pastes are typically sweetened lotus seed paste, red bean paste, black sesame paste and mung bean pastes. Before going into the oven to bake, the mooncakes are molded and stamped with an elaborate designs, usually a Chinese characters expressing good will, flowers or a simple beautiful geometric pattern.

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