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Best Bao Bun Recipe

The yeast and oil dough has to prove twice in the course of 3 hours to make a fluffy dough for your buns.

Best bao bun recipe. I prefer to make my bao bun dough using my electric stand mixer but you can of course do everything by hand. My recipe for bao bun dough requires five ingredients. Using a dough hook on medium speed mixing the liquid into the dry ingredients. Cooking oil and lukewarm water.

Stir in the oil and set. This recipe teaches you how to make the bun dough from scratch and its a great opportunity to practice and master the art of making bao dough buns so you can fill them up with your own creations. For extra flavour dip the gua bao in a. In a small bowl whisk together the water yeast and sugar until the yeast dissolves.

Bao means buns so calling it bao buns doesnt make sense but it is such a cute name. Brendan pangs bao bun recipe bao buns makes 16 buns sachet dried yeast 7g 1 cup milk warmed not more than 40 c cup sugar 3 cups steamed bun flour. The flour liquid water oil ratio is 21 by weight. Rub the surface of the dough ovals with oil and brush a little oil over a chopstick.

Let the mixture sit until the yeast starts to get foamy and bloom 4 to 6 minutes. Bao is steamed buns and it can be many different shapes and it can be by itself or filled with sweetsavory filling. Follow these simple instructions to make light fluffy steamed bao buns from bbc good food. Shape each of these into little balls dusting with more flour as needed to stop them sticking to the work surface.

Depending on the type of flour which you have used you might need more or less liquid that than stated in the recipe. I shared mantou my original steamed bun recipe a long ago. It may vary a little depending on the type and the brand of your flour. Divide the dough into 20 equal pieces.

Use a rolling pin to roll out each ball one by one into an oval shape about 3 4mm thick. Cut 20 squares of baking paper each roughly 35 inches 9 cm wide.