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          • Half-moon shape Rice Cake

            Songpyeon are half-moon-shaped rice cakes that contain different kinds of sweet or semi-sweet fillings, such as sesame seeds and honey, sweet red bean paste, and chestnut paste steamed over a layer of pine needles, which gives them the fragrant smell of fresh pine trees.

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          • 가열시간H M
          • 조리시간H M
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          • 칼로리220kcal(man)
          • 주재료short-grain rice powder, mugwort powder, gardenia soaked water



          • - 500 g (5 cups) short-grain rice powder

          • - coloring ingredients

            • 2.5 g mugwort powder
            • 7 g (gardenia 2 g + water 25 g) gardenia soaked water
            • 9 g (strawberry powder 1 g + water 8 g) strawberry powder liquid
            • 1 g cinnamon powder
          • - fillings

            • 50 g fresh green bean
            • 1 g (¼ teaspoons) salt
            • 30 g sesame seeds
            • 9.5 g (½ tablespoons) honey
            • 12 g (1 tablespoon) sugar
            • 0.5 g (⅛ teaspoons) salt
            • 30 g geopi-pat (dark blue, thin skin sweet bean)
            • 14 g (⅔ tablespoons) honey
            • 1 g (¼ teaspoons) salt
            • 0.6 g cinnamon powder
          • - 300 g pine needles

          • - 13 g (1 tablespoon) sesame oil


          • 1. Halve the gardenia, soak in water for 30 minutes to make gardenia soaked water. Mix strawberry powder with water to make strawberry powder liquid.
          • 2. Sprinkle salt on the rice powder and sieve. Divide it into 5 parts. Mix each part of rice powder with each coloring stuff. Sieve.【Photo 1】
          • 3. Sprinkle salt on the fresh green bean and set aside. Grind half of the fried sesame seeds, mix with honey, sugar and salt together. Set aside.
          • 4. Wash the geopi-pat and soak them in 7 parts volume of water for 8 hours. Skin by rubbing before rinsing in water, (60 g).
          • 5. Rinse pine needles in water and drain water.


          • 1. Knead each colored rice powder with hot water with strong force for long time.
          • 2. Boil water for steaming. Layer damp cotton cloths on the bottom of the pot. Put the geopi-pat in the pot and steam for 25 minutes. Mix geopi-pat with salt and sieve, then mix with honey, salt and cinnamon powder thoroughly. 【Photo 2】
          • 3. Pull off around 15~16 g of rice powder dough, roll it into a small ball and make a dent in the center. Put the fillings in and close up the edges and make it into a half-moon shape.【Photo 3】
          • 4. Boil water for steaming.When it boils, layer pine needles on the bottom. Place the shaped rice cake and steam for 20 minutes on high heat. 【Photo 4】
          • 5. Take out the steamed rice cake and quickly run through cold water. Remove the pine needles, drain water and coat with sesame oil.
          • Cover dough with wet clothes to prevent drying.
          • Dough should be knead with hot water only.
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