Pumpkin Mantou
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Serves: 10 pieces
  • 60g Pumpkin without skin
  • 90g Water
  • ¾tsp Instant yeast
  • 250g Plain flour/Hong Kong flour
  • 25g Caster sugar
  • 10g Vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Black sesame seeds (toasted)
  1. Steam pumpkin till soft and blend to smooth while still hot. Set aside till cool.
  2. In a small bowl, mix instant yeast and water together.
  3. In another bowl sift in flour, add sugar, pumkin puree and oil. Add the instant yeast and water into it. Mix well, and use hand to knead mixture to a smooth dough (about 10 mins), add toasted black sesame seed, knead well again. Cover dough and rest for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Dust table top with some flour. Roll out the dough into a rectangle shape (about 13 x 6 inch). Brush some water on top of the surface.
  5. Roll up the dough like a Swiss roll. Cut into small pieces (8-10pieces) and put the small mantou on a small piece of wax paper.
  6. Put the mantou in the steamer and proof for 20 minutes or about double in volume.
  7. Turn the fire to high and bring water to boil and turn fire to medium, steam mantou for 15 minutes.
Recipe by Anncoo Journal at https://www.anncoojournal.com/pumpkin-mantou/