Sweet Potato Pau 甜薯莲蓉包
Please refer to the pau making video below
Ingredients for sponge dough:
1 cup of plain flour
1/2 cup of water
1/2 tsp of instant yeast
Mix all the ingredients together cover and let it rest to ferment at room temperature for 2 hours. After 2 hours the sponge dough is ready to be used or you can also freeze it for future use.
|sweet potato and sponge dough|
Ingredients for sweet potato pau/bun
- 80g sweet potato (already steamed and mashed)
- 200g sponge dough ( already made earlier )
- 145g hong kong flour ( depend on the wetness of the sweet potato, you might need some adjustment)
- 50g milk
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 Tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp cooking oil
- 120g lotus paste or any type of filling you prefer.
|Knead dough till soft and smooth|
Mix all the ingredients together and knead it until soft and smooth. Let it rest for 15 minutes.
Divide dough into 8 equal portions, shape and fill each portion with some filling, then steam for 15 minutes.