Made mantou again.. this time add in some chocolate rice inside…
1/2 tbsp yeast
75ml warm water (in microwave for 30secs)
1/2 tsp sugar
250g Hong Kong flour
3 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons oil
Pinch of salt
3 tbsp water
Pink / teal colouring
Some chocolate chips
Chocolate rice as the filling
1. Combine the part (A) in a bowl. Stir to mix well. Set aside for 20 minutes. The yeast mixture will rise and becomes foamy.
2.In a mixing bowl, add part (B) and the ready yeast mixture. combine them together forming a nice dough,i knead it by hand till it’s smooth.
3. Place both dough at a warm place to proof for 45 mins covering with a damp cloth.
Made 18 piggy
Each piggy weigh 20g
Mix the balance with some pink/teal colouring
Rolled the dough into round shape n slightly flatten it abit.
Use some pink/teal colour dough for the nose n the ears.
Den chocolate chips as the eyes.
5. Bring water to a boil and steam in med-high heat for 12 mins, line with baking sheet or parchment paper below.
Do not overcrowd the rack to allow expansion.
To freeze: finish the whole procedure here, let the mantou
cool completely, then into the freezer. Steam again when you want to consume.