Steamed creamy custard bun 奶黄包 (nai huang bao)

8 servings
1 hour
20 min


Number of serving: 8

Ingredients for custard:

150g custard powder

3 tbsp icing sugar

4 tbsp milk powder

150g coconut milk

50g evaporated milk

oil or 2 tbsp melted butter

please refer to for steps on pau making.


  • 1. Place custard powder, sugar and milk powder in a bowl. Add coconut milk, whisk until sugar dissolved. Add evaporated milk, stir to combine.
    2. Add 1 egg at a time, whisk until incorporated.
    3. Add the melted butter.
    4. Sieve the liquid. Pour into a lightly grease pan (like A) and steam for 15-20 mins. (it depends on your steamer)
    5. Take the pan out from steamer and mash the custard until it is crumble (like C) and knead the custard on clean work surface until smooth (like D).


Steamed Creamy Custard Bun 奶黄包 (Nai Huang Bao), photo 1
Steamed Creamy Custard Bun 奶黄包 (Nai Huang Bao), photo 2


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