Red Bean Paste Steamed Buns

Red Bean Paste Steamed Buns
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 8
  • Calories: 143
  • Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 214g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0g
Prep time: 
Ingredients
  • 300 g Red Bean Paste
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 3½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 Tbs caster sugar (Also known as berry sugar)
  • 2 Tbs softened lard
  • ½ cup water (roughly)
  • ½ tsp white vinegar
  • 1 Tbs sesame oil (for brushing)
Instructions
  1. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, add the sugar and mix. Add the lard and rub it in with your fingertips until evenly distributed
  2. Add the water and vinegar until it comes together into a nice doughy mass
  3. Roll it into a ball.
  4. Cover and let it sit for 30 minutes
  5. Split the ball into 8 roughly even sized pieces.
  6. Flatten the dough balls into circles. Then roll out each piece and put a spoonful of bean paste onto the "circle" of dough.
  7. Pull up the sides around the filling and pinch them together, give the pinched flaps a twist to hold them closed and put them onto a piece of parchment paper in your steamer.
  8. Brush the tops with sesame oil. Then steam the buns for 20 minutes then serve.
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