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Mooncake (Banh Trung Thu) is a name used only in Vietnam for the baked cake with the sweet filling often served during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Mooncakes are usually round (about 10 cm in diameter) or square (about 7–8 cm in length), and about 4–5 cm in height. There are also larger, even giant-sized mooncakes. In addition, mooncakes also have many other designs but more common are shapes of mother pigs with piglets or carp, etc.

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Mooncakes are originated from China and spread widely around the world, including Vietnam. Although this cake is not from Vietnam, but for a long time, the mooncakes have become traditional dishes during the annual Mid-Autumn Festival in the country. The round shape like a bright moon expresses the union of family members after many days of separation.


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