GAI MEI BAO (CHINESE BREAKFAST PASTRY)


User Avatar
Member since 2007
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe


Ingredients You'll Need

Bread Dough
1 lb of bread flour
1 ½ eggs
4 tsp of yeast
¾ cup warm water
2 tbsp milk
3 tbsp oil
3 ½ oz sugar

Filling:
3 oz butter
4 oz sugar
1 ½ oz of coconut
1 oz flour
2 oz cornstarch
2 tbsp milk
¼ tsp vanilla extract

Topping:
1 oz plain flour
1 ½ oz soft butter
1/2 oz of sugar


Directions

PREPARATION


Make dough and place in glass bowl and cover with cheesecloth. Allow dough to rise until it is in double inside (usually 4 hours) Knead out dough (do not roll!) and divide into 24 equal parts.


Make filling, keep them cool.


Assemble bun with filling making sure you seal the opening well


Pipe 3 thin lines of topping on each end of the dough


Bake at 350 F for about 25 minutes. If it is starting to get too brown turn down temperature


Glaze with sugar syrup well done.


Questions, Comments & Reviews



More Great Recipes: Asian | Breakfast | Misc. Bread
'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

11276 Downloads
FREE
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

450 Downloads
FREE
The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

51081 Downloads
FREE
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls
Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart