When I add in the baking powder in the cold water, it became foamy and then I knead into the risen dough. Kueh Kapit Kueh Kapit Chinese New Year home favourites It is a tradition in Malaysia and Singapore to make or buy a variety of cookies and cakes for Chinese New Year. Reply My Kitchen April 21, 2009 at 12:45 AM Thanks. Then place a heap teaspoon of filling in the middle, wrap and pleat the dough to seal. Reply holly skinner April 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM iwas unsure but thanks for the post Reply nancy January 20, 2013 at 12:53 PM Do you mean step (1-4) is done in the bread maker? Get a lower gluten flour or cake flour. Search: To serve: The cake can be eaten soft when fresh or hard after a few weeks. Reply Manggy April 17, 2009 at 5:28 AM Awesome awesome awesome awesome!!! Do the coffee shop paos contain any bleaching agents? Place sifted flour mixture in a large mixing bowl and make a well in the middle. It is hard to find low-protein flour, but I think you can find Hong Kong flour or bao flour easily in Asian market, they are low-protein flour for bao. Knead the dough until it is pliable. Reply Dewi Sandra December 1, 2012 at 4:48 PM Hi Bee, I did what the instruction said and my buns came out dense. Heat oven to 350°F. I’m to travel to Malaysia over the weekend and wanted to know if you knew where I could possibly get Hong Kong Flour or if you can help me in understanding what I should be looking out for?Would China town be the best place? :) Reply Beginner March 29, 2014 at 11:15 PM The recipe look yummy, am surely going to try this soon. I have such wonderful childhood memories of going to Chinatown for them…now all I need is a good soup dumpling recipe and I’m all set. You can also choose from baked, raw, and steamed. Thanks for sharing Reply My Kitchen April 21, 2009 at 12:53 AM Thanks for compliments. I tried this version a few times, and I noted the advice above to make sure that the baking powder is well mixed, and I did, but how come my bao still have some brown blotches? Cut out into long strips and then into individual pieces. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C 2) Divide dough into small portions and make into a small ball. :-) By the way, your version looks promising!Thanks a lot in advance! Is it possible if I put in the baking powder from beginning or is there other way to do it? I’ve tried using the premix flour… but I will try this recipe for sure. How can we make things faster?--are still debated. They turned out perfectly! All rights reserved. More recipes at: my Home recipes Peranakan Food and Recipes: myNonya Recipes Malaysian Kueh and Cakes Recipes: my Kueh Recipes More New Year recipes - peanut cookies, etc at: myFood domain   Household Items and Tips How to prepare and store food. Reply Hn July 10, 2014 at 8:52 PM My buns didn’t rise when I steamed it, even though I already preheated it. Natural Food Coloring For Baking in Malaysia,Product 100% Pure and Premium Quality main product Butterfly pea flower or powder,purple potato powder,sweet potato powder,red yeast rice powder,matcha powder,Pumpkin powder Read More.. How do u sure they are completely dissolved? I always make recipes with cups and tablespoon as measurement. buns fluffy and soft but with polkadot on the surface.This doesn’t look good. is there any reason y? Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Formally known as sodium bicarbonate, it’s a white crystalline powder that is naturally alkaline, or basic Adding a few drops of vinegar into steaming water will produce whiter buns, but this is optional. The filling was good but the dough was the not as soft as i expected it to be. Brush with egg glaze and bake again for another 5-8 minutes or until golden brown. Each baking powder brand remains true to its own unique formula and is packaged in our Terre Haute, Indiana facility. Whisk the eggs and sugar until stiff and add the vanilla essence. Introduced: 1863 Royal brand gelatin, pudding and baking powder is Argentina’s best-selling dessert mix brand. Dissolve baking powder in cold water, sprinkle over dough and knead until well combined. Leave jam to cool . Reply Brenda January 23, 2012 at 11:24 AM I am really excited to try this recipe! If your eggs are refrigerated, warm up the eggs in a bowl with warm water. Sift the cooled tapioca flour and icing sugar in a bowl. Current [email protected] * Leave this field empty Get Free Recipes via Email Hello from Bee Welcome! 3_ Nestum has been a common breakfast in Malaysia for many generations, enjoyed hot with milk before heading out for school or . Reply My Kitchen April 21, 2009 at 12:39 AM Thanks for compliments! What a big surprise and honour to me!What dish should I bring to Rasa Malaysia? Cover with cling film and leave it aside for about 3 hours. Buns: Sift together flours and icing sugar. Kind regards. Preheat oven to 200 degrees centigrade. Different companies use different blends of starches, alkalis, and acids, and some may offer various certifications (gluten-free, kosher, etc. Reply phyllis January 4, 2015 at 8:44 PM Hi, i am going to try this recipe but i cannot find wheat starch. I am not sure about bread improver. Try easydelicious.recipes.Malaysian Chinese New Year Cakes and Cookies     calendars | search | mypenang | Today's Date: My Malaysia and Singapore   Discover Malaysia and Singapore with mymalaysiabooks    Home Transportation My Malaysia My Singapore My Asia Food Hotels Vacation Store Home     My Stores   Travel Destination   Travel Essentials   Transportation   Hotel and Tours   Food and Recipes   Food links Malaysian Food Malaysian Recipes Nyonya Food Recipes Local Kueh & Cakes Chinese Cakes Penang Food     Shopping Guide   Free Maps     Dictionary Glossary   Holidays . Cut the dough into long 5cm wide strips. Follow me on Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter for new recipes, giveaways and more.Pin13KShare856Tweet14K Shares JOIN RASA MALAYSIA INSIDERS ON FACEBOOK 155 COMMENTS... read them below or add one Neli Howard | Delicious Meets Healthy May 15, 2019 at 4:18 AM Thank you for sharing! Leave the egg in the warm water for 5 minutes or until they are at room temperature. What’s more, she made her Char Siew Bao/Char Siu Bao (叉烧包) from scratch. If I may add, should I put bread improver to the dough mixture? Lightly grease bahulu moulds and spoon in batter to fill up to slightly below surface-level. It was perfect!!! If so, for how long does it keep? 4. Can i possibly use pastry flour in Bun recipe? I always have a bag in the freezer now. i have to steam them longer, …and I will have a yellow bao surely… help me please, thanks.Where is the mistake ? This irresistible little steamed bun is soft and fluffy, filled with slightly sweetened char siew.It is a must order item whenever we visited a dim sum restaurant. So now, I’m planning to try this. Tried it yesterday and it was perfect!http://www.forkandstory.com/2/post/2014/05/white-fluffy-thing.html Reply ForkAndStory May 12, 2014 at 3:42 AM Thanks again for another great recipe. :) Reply cat123 January 2, 2010 at 3:14 PM What is a substitute for Hong Kong flour? But I wouldn’t do cup conversion for this recipe because it needs to be very precise. Reply Bonnie July 1, 2014 at 7:04 PM I want very much to try this recipe but I don’t know the equivalent of grams. For Hong Kong flour I used a mix of 180g self-raising fine cake flour and 100g plain gluten free flour (a mix of rice, buckwheat, potato etc flours), and for wheat starch I used the same quantity of cornflour (cornstarch). Additives and Baking Agent: RM 23.80 MYR RM 25.80 0.5K + 25: Pinnacle Baking Powder . My other half loves it too, but he usually eats only a quarter of bun. Fold the sifted dry ingredients into the cream mixture. I am confused about that. I haven’t had much luck finding any lower % even in Asian market. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. Username Password Remember Me Register | Lost your password? What is the purpose of the wheat starch?Thanks,Dr.Congo. I tried so many recipes but cant do it right……It is so hard to find the hongkong flour…..Would u be kind enough to share what brand u are using…any pictures pls…..so i can look for this in asian store. What do you think I did wrong?? 3. I strained the baking powder/water mix through a tea strainer before working it into the dough as you suggest and there were no spots or discolouration and the buns had that lovely shine on them. (i think i have to omit the vinegar or it will curdle)Thanx a lot!! Reply calvaryzone April 19, 2009 at 10:53 PM lydia, my wife makes them with prepacked Pau flour.Are they the same with the hong kong flour in this recipe? Reply Rasa Malaysia February 17, 2014 at 7:54 PM Did you use the right flour – Hong Kong flour? :D Reply My Taste Heaven April 17, 2009 at 9:07 PM wah….my favourite “bao”! These biscuits may or may not contain any fillings   Plain Mooncake Biscuits   Ingredients Golden syrup 1.2kg sugar 1 litre water 1 lime, squeeze out juice, 1 tbsp maltose   Mooncake biscuit dough 300g superfine flour, sifted 200g golden syrup ¼ tsp bicarbonate of soda  ¾ tbsp alkaline water 50g corn oil   Egg glaze – (combined) 1 egg yolk 1 tsp water Pinch of salt A little thick soy sauce (for colour)   Method Prepare Golden syrup: Put all ingredients, except maltose, in a pot. Reply Evelyn February 19, 2010 at 8:51 PM Is it possible to get the bun recipe in standard measurements instead of metric measurement? We hope to bring you convenient, simple and practical healthy dyes. Maybe someday I’ll be as dexterous as all of the YouTube demos I’ve watched of ladies producing these flawless doughy gems, but until then my mustard dish method helps my baos from looking like misshapen lumps (and speeds up the whole process). Steamer must be preheated otherwise bun would not rise to the volume as it should be. How do I make it so it is fluffy all round? Reply Amelia May 7, 2013 at 7:57 AM HI, I also faced with the same problem; polka dots.. How can we know the baking powder is properly dissolved???? Reply Catherine March 25, 2012 at 2:58 AM Hi I tried the recipe and buns turn out quite well except the buns are polka dotty ;( caused by the undissolved baking powder. Bake at 165C for 15 minutes. Reply Art of Eat April 20, 2009 at 8:46 PM Very impressive ! It’s a white flour with about 8-8.5% protein content.Using Lydia Teh’s recipe, I’ve made 3 batches of dough. Cool on wire racks before storing in airtight containers. In actuality, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is one of the ingredients in Anyway, I’m still working on my shaping-the-bao technique, but one trick I found pretty useful was using a small round mustard dish to drape the rolled-out dough on. Thanks to your Blog!However I still found my pao not as white as those sold in kopitiam and the texture not as soft. Sift in the flour, custard powder and milk powder into the butter mix, until the dough holds together. Char Siew Bao/Char Siu Bao is one of the signature dishes in dim sum restaurants around the world. I have been craving this for years, and I’ve been looking all over the internet for the right recipe! The Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, in the Chinese calendar (usually around mid- or late-September) Mooncakes are cakes or pastry-like tarts traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival. A wide variety of baking powder brands options are available to you, such as powder. Those types . Pls help… Otherwise the pau is superb!!!!! Our goal is produce more natural food colouring  instead of  artificial dye additives . I will never quit, I will make it again until I succeed:) Reply Rasa Malaysia December 3, 2012 at 5:14 AM It’s your flour. So each brand could do what they want, and still call it Baking Powder. Guittard can be found at Whole Foods and other specialty grocers, and I stock their baking bars in unsweetened, bittersweet, and semisweet. I have always used my favourite pao recipe and they are just as good but requires certain steps. Kueh Kapit or 'love letters' is a popular biscuit served during Chinese New Year or Hari Raya Puasa. Baking Powder. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Other Malaysian recipes   Other Chinese Kueh The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Mooncake Festival, dates back over 3,000 years to China's Zhou Dynasty. Tell the 2 ladies above how to determine whether the baking powder is dissolved. Do u think it will work? Reply w October 6, 2009 at 7:20 PM Hi,I just discovered your blog and followed this link here. Actually I baked some of those and 叉烧酥 today for a mahjong gathering at friend’s house. The gluten free flour seemed to need more water than regular flour, so I added a couple of tbsp extra.The dough didn’t seem to rise at all, and I was really worried about ending up with stodgy lumps, but when they were steamed they were perfect! Remove from the oven. Thanks for this recipe! Reply Rasa Malaysia April 30, 2017 at 9:18 AM Did you use Hong Kong flour? Please choose your product pattern Why the baking powder with water at the end? Malaysia: Brand: Pinnacle: Manufacturer: AB MAURI MALAYSIA SDN BHD: Description: Mauri Pinnacle Baking Powder is a dependable, economical and high quality single action chemical leavener. Fleischmann’s Baking Powder was integrated into Clabber Girl in 2005. I never thought of making my own bao but may just attempt it one of these days. ON THIS PAGE Nian Gao recipe Orange cookies recipe Kueh bangkit recipe Kueh bahlu recipe Ribbon biscuits Moon cake biscuits Household tips links   FOOD AND RECIPES Malaysia Singapore Food Typical local food Malaysian Home Recipes Nyonya Food and recipes Malaysian Kueh (cakes) New Year/ festive Recipes Penang food Where to eat in Penang   MANY MORE RECIPES myFood domain   For Chinese New Year, the most important cake is the Niangao/ Nian Gao/ Nian Kueh or in Penang Hokkien, it is called tnee kueh. They are yellow and dense.How do I make buns that are light and fluffy in texture like what is served in the tea houses and steam box of the Asian markets. Ribbon Biscuits Ingredients 150g plain flour, sifted 25g margarine 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 50g castor sugar 1 egg Method Put sifted flour, sugar and bicarbonate of soda in a mixing bowl. 4. Followed your recipe closely but…. Reply holly skinner April 7, 2013 at 11:55 PM is there anything cheaper than wheat starch that is almost the same because i have been to the shops and there are soo many which is best Reply DebbyK February 25, 2013 at 4:55 AM Can I use white rice flour?Thank you in advance.. Reply Joanna October 15, 2014 at 2:37 AM What a super recipe! Back for about 12 minutes. Can't spell Rasa Malaysia? But I have just one question, how do you get to bao to “smile”, that is puff up and “break open” during the steaming process (like the restaurant)? Stir to dissolve and leave to cool. I tried and the dough smell and taste of too much yeast! On my 3rd attempt , I actually restart my bread machine after i put in the baking powder mixture to let the machine knead it again for 15 minutes and then followed by hand kneading for another 5 minutes. Reply desire July 31, 2013 at 12:24 PM can you tell me what is the purpose of wheat starch in bun recipe? Place the two strips together (on on top of the other lengwise) and into strips about 1.5cm width. Reply Tartelette April 17, 2009 at 7:21 AM I love char siew and making it so I think I am just a few steps away from making these buns! 3. Reply My December 15, 2013 at 3:03 AM Thank you, will try! Reply My Kitchen April 17, 2009 at 11:18 PM You know where to get good one, don’t have to make.Other than Shanghai Ding, where to get good char siew bao and dim sum in Penang? Reply Carrie February 13, 2010 at 9:41 PM MMMM!! Reply san November 29, 2010 at 8:16 PM I have given up on baos…none of the past recipes I tried produce the soft, fluffy ones found at Dimsum places but I shall try one more time, using this recipe.From what I understand…hong kong flour is basically bleached all purpose flour which has lower protein than bread flour and bleached so the baos will be whiter. Roll out the dough to about 1mm thickness or use a pasta roller. Simmer until gravy is thickened. Pour the paste mixture into the tins, and steam in the pot on low heat for about 8 hours. !Thank you for putting up this recipe! (Check out my char siew/char siew recipe. If there are yellowish spots on the steamed buns, it means the baking powder is not fully dissolved. Mooncake biscuit dough: 1) In a large mixing bowl, combine the golden syrup with bicarbonate of soda, alkaline water and corn oil. I’ll be obsessing over this site for a long time. i have been looking for this recipe for so many years!! Reply Julie @ Willow Bird Baking January 23, 2012 at 7:08 PM This is the best bao dough recipe ever, and I kind of love you right now! Not that they didn’t rise enough: they were nice and fluffy! The sale is now complete and B&G said it expects the baking brand … Will be selling it for charity in church….. HELP……. 2. Method: 1. Taste wise, they are similar.Steamed buns made with the mixture low-protein flour and wheat starch are fluffier and softer than those using only low-protein or all purpose flour. Reply salvacion May 18, 2013 at 9:29 PM Hi, Miss Bee! Additives and Baking Agent: RM 13.90 MYR RM 14.60 1.7K 20 stock + 15: Baking Powder Royal 450gm . However, I cannot find any “wheat starch” in the supermarket. Remove bahulu from the moulds 6. 5. Reply Rasa Malaysia June 25, 2016 at 11:03 PM Hi Sarah, I am sorry but I am not able to confirm because this recipe is done by a guest blogger. i just tried making the bun…but mine wasn’t as soft as it looks on yer blog…can you please tell me what’s wrong?Some other blog said that they can use milk instead of the warm water. Steamed, cooled, keep in ziplock bag and store in freezer. thanks again …God Bless, gracey Reply My Kitchen April 21, 2009 at 12:54 AM Bee, thanks for giving me a chance to share my recipe here. 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