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Mantou - baozi - chinese steamed buns

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8 servings
2 hours
30 min
Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8

Ingredients:

(a) old dough - about 300g gram

200g flour

a pinch salt

1/2tsp yeast

110g water

(b) main dough - about 770g

200ml cold milk

350g flour

5g yeast

80g sugar

1/8tsp baking soda

1tsp bread improver/ bread softerner (optional)

100g old dough

15g oil

Preparation

  • Methods:

    1. Mix (a) old dough, knead till smooth and let it prove till double bulk for about 40-50 minutes. (during winter might longer)
    2. Weight out 100g old dough for main dough recipe. Mix (b) main dough, knead smooth and add in old and knead till smooth and shinny. Rest the dough for 20 minutes and divide 60g-80g. Knead a bit and shape as desire.
    3. Cover the shaped bun with damp clothes and final prove for 40 minutes. Steam over medium heat for 12 minutes, turn off heat and let it stay 3 minutes inside the steamer before taking out.

Photos

Mantou - Baozi - Chinese Steamed Buns, photo 1Mantou - Baozi - Chinese Steamed Buns, photo 2




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