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Dai-Bao (Dough For Steamed Buns)

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Castor sugar 3 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Use As Needed)
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon (For brushing)
Directions

Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
Stir in sugar and oil.
Rub well with finger tips.
Add few spoons water and 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, mix together and knead to a soft dough.
Shape into a round ball, cover with a damp cloth.
Keep aside for 30 minutes.
Knead again, divide the dough into 10 portions and mould each portion into a smooth ball.
Roll out each ball, on a very lightly floured board, into a circle about 10 cm (4 inch) in diameter.
Place a teaspoon of filling in centre of each circle and bring edges together, folding and pleating to make a neat joint.
Make a bun and twist the top of the bun and seal it.
Place the buns on a butter paper and lightly brush with sesame oil.
Now place them in a steamer.
Steam for 20 minutes.
Serve warm.
If you make the buns and refrigerate overnight then reheat by steaming for 2-3 minutes, before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Bread
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.35 g1.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 264.8 mg11%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g3.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 2 g4.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 7% Iron 1.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Dai-Bao (Dough For Steamed Buns) Recipe