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Steamed Bun Dough

Steamed Bun Dough

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1 1/2 oz Water
2 tb Lard
2 1/4 c Bleached flour
1/2 c Sugar
3 oz milk
3 1/2 ts Baking Powder

Original recipe makes 6



Mix flour, baking powder, & sugar together on a clean surface. Make a "well" in the middle of the mixture. Gradually pour the milk into the well while using your fingers to combine it with the dry mixture. After the milk has been absorbed, add the H2 O and continue to work the dough. Add lard in small pieces and continue working the dough. Using a dough scraper in one hand, gather the dough together while kneading with the other hand. Knead for 12 - 15 minutes until it becomes elastic. Cover dough with a moderately damp cloth and allow to rest for one hour. Must be used within 1 - 2 hrs. Cont be frozen. If not all used within that time frame, use as starter for the following Form a well in 1/2 lb. of the starter and add 1 C. flour, 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder, 1/3 C. sugar and combine well. Add 1 Tbs. HOT water and combine well. Add 2 Tbs. lard, combine well. Knead for 12 - 15 as per above. Most Chinese chefs use dough made from starter as they claim it tastes better.

Chinese Steamed Buns Plain, Red bean, and meat. photo by skyking90 skyking90

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