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Handmade moon cakes in Pingyao, China's Shanxi

2010-09-20 12:01:41 GMT2010-09-20 20:01:41 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Sept. 19, 2010 shows a moon cake mold in the ancient city of Pingyao, north China's Shanxi Province. The moon cakes, made of flour, soybean oil, sesame and sugar, are popular with the approach of the Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Sept. 22 this year. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)

People make traditional moon cakes in the ancient city of Pingyao, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2010. The moon cakes, made of flour, soybean oil, sesame and sugar, are popular with the approach of the Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Sept. 22 this year. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)

People make traditional moon cakes in the ancient city of Pingyao, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2010. The moon cakes, made of flour, soybean oil, sesame and sugar, are popular with the approach of the Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Sept. 22 this year. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)

People make traditional moon cakes in the ancient city of Pingyao, north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 19, 2010.

The moon cakes, made of flour, soybean oil, sesame and sugar, are popular with the approach of the Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, or Sept. 22 this year.

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