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Chocolate Spiral Mantou Recipe

Mantou,often referred to as Chinese steamed bun, is a type of cloud-like steamed bread or bun popular in Northern China.Mantou bread can be prepared with different flavours.

  • Prep time:
  • 15 minute
  • cook time:
  • 25 minute
  • serves:
  • 6 person

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Level : Moderate

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks

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  • #FunwithFlour
Ingredients

Ingredients For Chocolate Spiral Mantou Recipe

Methods
  • 1. Mix together plain flour, cornstarch, instant yeast and sugar, add in milk gradually and start mixing to form a dough.
  • 2. Add in vegetable oil and knead into a smooth soft dough.
  • 3. Divide dough into 2 equal portions, cover 1 portion (for chocolate dough) to prevent it from drying out.
  • 4. Knead the 1st portion (milk dough) for 6-7 minutes until the outer is smooth (lightly coat hand with flour if it is sticky), then cover and set aside to rest for 6-7 minutes.
  • 5. Add cocoa powder to 2nd portion gradually, knead for 6-7 minutes until the outer is smooth, then cover and set aside to rest for 6-7 minutes.
  • 6. Put the rested chocolate dough on parchment paper, roll out into thin flat dough (cover the rolled dough to prevent it from drying) and keep aside.
  • 7. Same way put the rested milk dough on parchment paper, roll out into thin flat dough.
  • 8. On floured kitchen counter place the rolled chocolate dough,on top of chocolate dough placed rolled milk dough.
  • 9. Roll out again both the dough together to left and right into thinner dough.
  • 10. From one end start rolling the dough into thin log shape.
  • 11. Cut into 8 portions using serrated knife, put each on a piece of parchment paper.
  • 12. Bring 500 ml of water to steamer and boil, turn off the heat,then add in 1 Litre of plain water.
  • 13. Arrange mantou dough in steamer racks (leave some space between each), then put the racks over the warm water, cover and proof for 25 minutes.
  • 14. After proofing for 25 minutes, turn on gas to high heat until water is boiling (about 3 minutes), then reduce to medium heat and steam for 15 minutes.
  • 15. Remove the buns from the steamer and serve.
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