Thursday, November 8, 2012

Salted Egg Yolk Custard Buns(奶黄流沙包)

Failed 奶黄流沙包
Salted egg yolk custard buns

This is a video of making salted egg yolk bun.

For the filling:
1 salted yolk (cooked and mashed)
25g fine sugar
25g icing sugar
68g butter
80g custard powder ( used too much today, need to reduce to 40g)
2 Tbs coconut milk

 Mix altogether into a paste, and keep it in the refrigerator for 1 hr.

 Mix altogether into a paste.

 Keep it in the refrigerator for 1hour.

Ingredients for the buns:
210g hong kong flour
80g coconut milk
about 30g - 40g water (for adjustment )
1/2 tsp yeast
15g fine sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

Mix altogether into a soft smooth dough and knead dough till it can be stretched into a thin translucent membrane. Covered and let it rest for 10 minutes.

stretching the dough into a thin translucent membrane like a windowpane.

knead to a smooth soft dough.

Divide dough into 12 equal portion.

Steam buns for about 15 minutes.


  1. Hi, these paus look so pretty! Are the salt and baking powder for the buns measured in teaspoons? Thanks (:

  2. i don't have hong kong flour, can i use all purpose flour?

  3. AnonymousMay 12, 2013

    Hi Kandy, I tried this at home, so good, thx for yout recipe!!
    I have an question, is it necessary to cook the filling? Can we just eat it raw?

  4. For the filling ,U need to cook the salted egg yolk only.

  5. For the filling ,U need to cook the salted egg yolk only.

  6. AnonymousJuly 09, 2013

    Looks so delicious! Thanks you i will try it :)

  7. What ingredient do we need to add more to make the filling more creamy, more juicy? Thank you for sharing.

  8. Hi Kandy, Can I substitute the hong kong flour with superfine flour (cake flour)?

  9. how long do you cook them for?

  10. How long do you cook the filled buns?

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    2. I mean when the water start boiling , you just need to steam another 10 minutes .