Sesame and Green Bean Cake

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Sesame and Green Bean Cake


As a seasonal snack in early summer in Wuhan, sesame and green bean cake are necessary foods prepared for Dragon Boat Festival. There is a nursery rhyme in Wuhan, 「You will never suffer blain after eating sesame and green bean cake.」


Sesame cake and green bean cake are called together as sesame and green bean cake. Sesame cake was named for nearly a quarter of sesame inside, together with a half sugar as well as a quarter of flour, glutinous rice and cooking oil. Cooking the materials in advance, mix them and press into small squares with clear decorative patterns on its upper side and proper density & hardness, and without coarse & black spots, unfilled corner and foreign flavor. A kilo of materials can be made into about 70 cakes with sweet flavor and taste. But it is inadvisable to keep them for a long time because of the water inside.


While green bean cake was named for above a quarter green beans, together with nearly a half of sugar as well as one-fifth red beans, sesame oil, lard and rose. Cooking the materials in advance, make green beans as the skin stuffed with others and press them into mall squares with decorative patterns. A kilo of materials can be made into about 70 cakes with soft, sweet and refreshing taste and. The cakes boast its function of clearing away summer-heat and heat evil. But it is inadvisable to keep them for a long time because of the water inside.