Steamed Pumpkin Flower Rolls

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This is a type of Chinese steamed bun that is eaten plain. They are pretty, incredibly light, moist and fluffy in texture and they are so delicious.

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Prep Time

1 hr

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Cook Time

15 min

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Wait Time

30 min

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Steamed Pumpkin Flower Rolls

Ingredients

Makes 36
36 servings Makes

Instructions

Step 1

Pre-measure all ingredients needed to make these buns.

Pre-measure all ingredients needed to make these buns.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix well all the DRY ingredients.

In a large bowl, mix well all the DRY ingredients.

Step 3

Transfer DRY ingredients to a mixing bowl of stand mixer. Add mashed pumpkin paste, slowly add water and then vegetable shortening. Using a dough hook mix everything together. Knead till the dough is soft, smooth and pliable.

Transfer DRY ingredients to a mixing bowl of stand mixer. Add mashed pumpkin paste, slowly add water and then vegetable shortening. Using a dough hook mix everything together. Knead till the dough is soft, smooth and pliable.

Step 4

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and continue to knead slightly.


Step 5

Divide the dough into two equal portions for easy handling.

Divide the dough into two equal portions for easy handling.

Step 6

For each half of the dough, roll into a long log and cut into small pieces.

For each half of the dough, roll into a long log and cut into small pieces.

Step 7

Weigh each dough to 20g and roll into balls. Using a rolling pin, flatten the round balls into round thin shape.


Step 8

Then arrange five flattened dough balls in one straight line, overlapping one another. Using a fork, press down lightly over the layered circles of dough at the joints to secure in place.


Step 9

Then, starting from one end, roll up the dough. Roll it into a Swiss roll.


Step 10

Once the Swiss roll is formed, just roll a little with the palm of hand to secure the seams. Next, using a pastry cutter or sharp knife, cut each Swiss roll into two equal pieces at the centre.


Step 11

Repeat to do the same with the rest of the flattened dough. You will have 34 flower rolls.

Repeat to do the same with the rest of the flattened dough. You will have 34 flower rolls.

Step 12

Place the rolled flower buns cut side down on paper cases and then place on a tray or bamboo steamer.


Step 13

Cover and set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Cover and set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Step 14

Steam flower rolls, in batches, over high heat, in a large bamboo steamer set over a pan/wok of rapidly boiling water for 15 minutes.

Steam flower rolls, in batches, over high heat, in a large bamboo steamer set over a pan/wok of rapidly boiling water for 15 minutes.

Step 15

When done, off the heat but leave buns in the steamer for another 2 to 3 minutes before removing from steamer. This will ensure the buns will not shrink after cooling down.

When done, off the heat but leave buns in the steamer for another 2 to 3 minutes before removing from steamer. This will ensure the buns will not shrink after cooling down.

Step 16

Remove the bamboo steamer to cool on wire rack.

Remove the bamboo steamer to cool on wire rack.

Step 17

Then quickly transfer the steamed flower rolls to cool on wire rack.

Then quickly transfer the steamed flower rolls to cool on wire rack.

Step 18

And we're done! Serve these soft and fluffy flower roll buns warm. Enjoy!

And we're done! Serve these soft and fluffy flower roll buns warm. Enjoy!

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Steamed Pumpkin Flower Rolls

Steamed Pumpkin Flower Rolls

By huangkitchen

This is a type of Chinese steamed bun that is eaten plain. They are pretty, incredibly light, moist and fluffy in texture and they are so delicious.

Prep Time

1 hr

Cook Time

15 min

Wait Time

30 min

Ingredients

Makes 36

Instructions

Pre-measure all ingredients needed to make these buns.

Step 1

Pre-measure all ingredients needed to make these buns.

In a large bowl, mix well all the DRY ingredients.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix well all the DRY ingredients.

Transfer DRY ingredients to a mixing bowl of stand mixer. Add mashed pumpkin paste, slowly add water and then vegetable shortening. Using a dough hook mix everything together. Knead till the dough is soft, smooth and pliable.

Step 3

Transfer DRY ingredients to a mixing bowl of stand mixer. Add mashed pumpkin paste, slowly add water and then vegetable shortening. Using a dough hook mix everything together. Knead till the dough is soft, smooth and pliable.

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and continue to knead slightly.

Step 4

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and continue to knead slightly.

Divide the dough into two equal portions for easy handling.

Step 5

Divide the dough into two equal portions for easy handling.

For each half of the dough, roll into a long log and cut into small pieces.

Step 6

For each half of the dough, roll into a long log and cut into small pieces.

Weigh each dough to 20g and roll into balls. Using a rolling pin, flatten the round balls into round thin shape.

Step 7

Weigh each dough to 20g and roll into balls. Using a rolling pin, flatten the round balls into round thin shape.

Then arrange five flattened dough balls in one straight line, overlapping one another. Using a fork, press down lightly over the layered circles of dough at the joints to secure in place.

Step 8

Then arrange five flattened dough balls in one straight line, overlapping one another. Using a fork, press down lightly over the layered circles of dough at the joints to secure in place.

Then, starting from one end, roll up the dough. Roll it into a Swiss roll.

Step 9

Then, starting from one end, roll up the dough. Roll it into a Swiss roll.

Once the Swiss roll is formed, just roll a little with the palm of hand to secure the seams. Next, using a pastry cutter or sharp knife, cut each Swiss roll into two equal pieces at the centre.

Step 10

Once the Swiss roll is formed, just roll a little with the palm of hand to secure the seams. Next, using a pastry cutter or sharp knife, cut each Swiss roll into two equal pieces at the centre.

Repeat to do the same with the rest of the flattened dough. You will have 34 flower rolls.

Step 11

Repeat to do the same with the rest of the flattened dough. You will have 34 flower rolls.

Place the rolled flower buns cut side down on paper cases and then place on a tray or bamboo steamer.

Step 12

Place the rolled flower buns cut side down on paper cases and then place on a tray or bamboo steamer.

Cover and set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Step 13

Cover and set aside in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Steam flower rolls, in batches, over high heat, in a large bamboo steamer set over a pan/wok of rapidly boiling water for 15 minutes.

Step 14

Steam flower rolls, in batches, over high heat, in a large bamboo steamer set over a pan/wok of rapidly boiling water for 15 minutes.

When done, off the heat but leave buns in the steamer for another 2 to 3 minutes before removing from steamer. This will ensure the buns will not shrink after cooling down.

Step 15

When done, off the heat but leave buns in the steamer for another 2 to 3 minutes before removing from steamer. This will ensure the buns will not shrink after cooling down.

Remove the bamboo steamer to cool on wire rack.

Step 16

Remove the bamboo steamer to cool on wire rack.

Then quickly transfer the steamed flower rolls to cool on wire rack.

Step 17

Then quickly transfer the steamed flower rolls to cool on wire rack.

And we're done! Serve these soft and fluffy flower roll buns warm. Enjoy!

Step 18

And we're done! Serve these soft and fluffy flower roll buns warm. Enjoy!

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