How to Make Delicious Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hongkong Sweet Buns)

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Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hongkong Sweet Buns). “Pai Bao” is a kind of Asian sweet buns, arranged and baked in long rows. Maxim's Bakery Pai Bao in Hongkong has rich eggy and milky flavours, super soft and fluffy. Tangzhong (also known as a 'water roux') is a method used in breadmaking to create soft and fluffy bread which was originated by the Japanese.

Tangzhong (also known as a 'water roux') is a method used in breadmaking to create soft and fluffy bread which was originated by the Japanese. Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hong Kong Sweet Buns) A family food blog with hundreds of easy Chinese recipes, delicious Asian and Western cuisines for the home cook. Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hong Kong Sweet Buns) A family food blog with hundreds of easy Chinese recipes, delicious Asian and Western cuisines for the home cook. You can cook Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hongkong Sweet Buns) using 17 ingredients and 0 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hongkong Sweet Buns)

  1. Prepare of A. Tangzhong.
  2. It’s of bread flour.
  3. It’s of water (or half water, half milk).
  4. Prepare of B. Bread.
  5. It’s of bread flour.
  6. Prepare of caster sugar.
  7. It’s of Tangzhong (*).
  8. It’s of salt.
  9. Prepare of full cream milk powder.
  10. It’s of instant dry yeast.
  11. Prepare of egg yolk.
  12. You need of whisked egg + plus some extra for egg wash.
  13. Prepare of milk.
  14. It’s of condensed milk.
  15. It’s of whipping cream.
  16. You need of unsalted butter, softened.
  17. It’s of Prepare two loaf tins, 12cmx22cmx6cm each.

The dough (or buns=Bao) are arranged in long rows (Pai). This recipe is very easy to make especially if you have a bread maker to do the mixing and kneading. In a mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine all the main dough ingredients, except butter. Add in all the tangzhong, knead until well combined.

Tangzhong Pai Bao (Hongkong Sweet Buns) step by step

Then add in butter and continue kneading until dough is smooth and elastic and leaves the sides of the bowl. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover with clingwrap. Whisk until the flour is completely dissolved there are no lumps. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and turn on the heat to medium. Stir the mixture constantly as the mixture heats up.

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