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Best Bao Bun Recipe

Divide the dough into 20 equal pieces.

Best bao bun recipe. 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. Follow these simple instructions to make light fluffy steamed bao buns from bbc good food. The yeast and oil dough has to prove twice in the course of 3 hours to make a fluffy dough for your buns.

For extra flavour dip the gua bao in a. Let the mixture sit until the yeast starts to get foamy and bloom 4 to 6 minutes. Take each ball of dough and roll it out into an oval about 35 by 45 inches 9 x 12 cm. 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.

Cooking oil and lukewarm water. In a small bowl whisk together the water yeast and sugar until the yeast dissolves. Using a dough hook on medium speed mixing the liquid into the dry ingredients. To assemble your gua bao fill a bun with a few wedges of sweet potato some pickle a sprinkle of sweet peanuts and coriander and a drizzle of sriracha.

Bao means buns so calling it bao buns doesnt make sense but it is such a cute name. I prefer to make my bao bun dough using my electric stand mixer but you can of course do everything by hand. Cut 20 squares of baking paper each roughly 35 inches 9 cm wide. Depending on the type of flour which you have used you might need more or less liquid that than stated in the recipe.

It may vary a little depending on the type and the brand of your flour. Rub the surface of the dough ovals with oil and brush a little oil over a chopstick. Shape each of these into little balls dusting with more flour as needed to stop them sticking to the work surface. I shared mantou my original steamed bun recipe a long ago.

My recipe for bao bun dough requires five ingredients. Bao is steamed buns and it can be many different shapes and it can be by itself or filled with sweetsavory filling.