Kitchen Essentials/ Savoury

Soft, Light and Fluffy Steamed Buns

This recipe will give a great soft fluffy steamed bun ready for your next Asian-inspired burger or try creating buns with fillings of your liking.

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Soft and Light Steamed Buns

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Serves: 15-20

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tsp dried yeast
  • 250ml luke-warm water
  • 2 tbs melted lard or peanut oil
  • 2 tbs white sugar
  • 2 tbs non-fat milk powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 375g-415g plain flour, plus extra, to dust

Instructions

1

Put yeast and water in a bowl and stand for 2 minutes.

2

Add lard or peanut oil to yeast water.

3

Place sugar, milk powder, baking powder and 375g of the flour in a food processor.

4

With motor running, slowly add yeast mixture until dough comes together.

5

Turn onto a floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes, adding extra flour if necessary.

6

Place dough in a greased bowl. Cover and put in a warm place for 1/2 hours or until doubled in size.

7

Cut fourteen 10cm squares of baking paper.

8

Turn dough onto a floured surface.

9

Divide into 14 balls.

10

Roll each ball in the palm of you hand them lay onto the paper square smooth side up.

11

Cover with a damp cloth. Set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes.

12

Fill a wok one-third full with water and bring to boil over a high heat.

13

Place 3-4 buns, not touching, in a bamboo steamer. Place steamer over wok.

14

Steam, covered, for 12 minutes or until cooked through. Repeat with remaining buns.

Notes

This recipe will give a great soft fluffy steamed bun ready for your next Asian-inspired burger or try creating pork buns with fillings of your liking. Get more great recipes online at foodlife.com.au

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