The pea cake is made of peas, hazelnuts and dried persimmons. The craftsmanship is exquisite. When you need it, use the ingredients, choose the ingredients, stir-fry, and stir with a wooden spoon. In 1957, the pea cake was named "Taiyuan's Top Ten Famous Snacks". In 2010, the pea cake made by Grandpa Judewang declared the Taiyuan municipal intangible cultural heritage. The pea cake making process is very particular. First, the washed white peas are ground into two petals, and the peas are cleaned with a wicker. After boiling a large stainless steel pot rack filled with water on a coke fire, pour the peeled peas into the peas. After the pot is opened, lick the top of the simmer, bonfire, and simmer for 3 and a half hours until the peas are simmered. In a paste, add sugar and hazelnuts and mix well with a large wooden spoon. The persimmon cake is steamed, cut into thin slices and placed in a large enamel pot. It is put into an emblem pattern, sprinkled with a layer of blue silk on it, poured into a layer of dried pea paste, and then a layer of dried persimmon, a layer of peas. Paste, porcelain and real pots full of pots, pea cakes are basically formed. Then put it in the refrigerator and freeze it, and you can eat it in a few hours.
Wash the peas with water, put in the bowl and add cold water to the surface of the peas, soak for 30 minutes (Hui Xin intimate reminder 2: peas can be bought in the market where the grains are sold, the price is not expensive, I am in Suzhou 4.5 yuan one Jin. The traditional Chinese medicine method is a Chinese herbal medicine, which can be bought at a Chinese medicine store.
Soaked into the peas, the skin is wet and wrinkled, and the inside of the bowl is dried.
Soaked peas are placed in the palm of your hand, and the five fingers are pressed together to squeeze the peas on the palm of your hand. (Hui Xin intimate reminder three: peas soaked in the outer wet, dry, hand-made, skin and beans can be easily separated, this is me Frequently used methods. If there is no detachment, you can extend the soaking time appropriately. Do not peel the skin one by one, which is time consuming and laborious)
The pea skin and the bean kernel inside are naturally separated, and the soaking time is reasonable. When the pea skin is made, the pea kernel is easily smashed into two petals.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 until all the peas that have been soaked are separated into skin and beans, placed in a dish, and aired for 2 minutes until the bean skin is dry, and the mouth is pressed against the bean skin in the dish ( Huixin intimate reminder four: When the bean skin is dry, the weight becomes lighter, and the mouth is blown against the bean skin, the bean skin is easy to remove. However, when blowing, it is best to put the container against the trash can to prevent the bean skin from flying. Getting everywhere is)
Blow off the bean husk and leave the yellow beans in the bowl
Peeled peas in an electric pressure cooker
Add 500 grams of water
Cover the lid, press the “beans” button to energize and start cooking for 25 minutes.
Wait for the electric pressure cooker to stop working, the pea kernels boiled out of the sand (Hui Xin intimate reminder five: the traditional pea cake is made by cooking in a casserole or stainless steel pot, be careful not to use a wok, the iron pan is easy to discolor the pea, affecting Color)
The peas boiled in the sand are placed in the cooking machine together with the soup and beaten into pea paste.
You can filter the pea paste without any trouble.
Filtered pea paste into the pot (Hui Xin intimate tips six: pea paste filtered, the taste is more delicate)
Add 70 grams of sugar
Open a small fire, use a rolling pin to quickly stir in one direction (Hui Xin intimate reminder seven: when using a rolling pin to stir the pea paste, do not use chopsticks, the rolling pin touches the area of the pea paste is large, it is not easy to make the pea paste bottom)
Stir until the pea paste is thick and turn off the heat. Mix the pea paste with the blender, add the sugar into the cup, put it in the refrigerator, and when the cold drink is very cool~~
The persimmons are removed from the shell and cut into thin strips with a knife.
Wash red dates with water and cut into thin strips with a knife
A layer of plastic wrap is placed in the bowl, and the red jujube strips and dried persimmon strips are placed at the bottom of the bowl to form a lotus shape. (Hui Xin intimate reminder eight: a layer of plastic wrap is placed on the bottom of the bowl to avoid direct contact between the pea paste and the bottom of the bowl, which is beneficial to the last off mold)
Put a proper amount of pea paste in the bowl
The pea paste is placed on the red jujube strips and dried persimmon strips in a lotus shape.
Then add the appropriate amount of pea paste, a layer of pea paste, a layer of red jujube and dried persimmon barcode, put a layer of plastic wrap on the bowl, and put it in the refrigerator for refrigerated overnight (Hui Xin intimate reminder nine: when the bowl is filled with pea paste, no persimmon And red dates, cooled and solidified is the old Beijing snack pea yellow)
The chilled and solidified pea cake is buckled on the chopping board and cut into pieces. The golden cake is dotted with brown persimmons to lure the population. Take a bite, bleak, sweet, and the entrance is instant, cool
Make pea cake, pay attention to the ratio between pea, water and sugar. Generally pea: water: white sugar = 1:1:2, which is a pound of peas, 2 kg of water, pea paste is cooled without any thickening. The agent can be solidified; one pound of peas and seven or two sugar, the made pea cake tastes sweet. I don't like too sweet foods. When I make them, I reduce the amount of white sugar, so the taste is very sweet.