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Typical Chinese Yeast Dough

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  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Lard 4 Teaspoon
  Active dry yeast 5 Milliliter (1 teaspoon)
  Lukewarm water 250 Milliliter (1 cup)
  Sugar 3 1⁄4 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 Milliliter (1/2 teaspoon)

1. Combine 3 cups flour and lard in a large mixing bowl. Mix well with clean hands.
2. In a separate bowl, combine yeast, sugar, 1/2 cup lukewarm waster and remaining flour. Mix well.
3. Add yeast mixture to the flour-lard mixture. Blend well and slowly add the remaining 1/2 cup water. Knead for a few minutes until smooth.
4. Cover bowl with a damp towel and let rise in a warm area (78-82°F or 26-28°C) for 13/4-2 hours or until double in bulk.
5. Punch center of the risen dough; transfer to floured surface and sprinkle with baking powder. Knead for a few minutes until smooth. If necessary, sprinkle extra flour while kneading.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1977 Calories from Fat 218

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.7%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19 mg6.3%

Sodium 179.1 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 385 g128.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.5%

Sugars 49.9 g

Protein 47 g94.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0.02%

Calcium 22.4% Iron 118.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Typical Chinese Yeast Dough Recipe