Tenina.com's Steamed Bao Buns



  1. Place water, milk, yeast and EVOO into the Thermomix, warm 2 min/37°C/speed 2.

  2. Add flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and combine 6 sec/speed 6. Knead 3 min/dough setting/Interval.

  3. Tip dough out onto a floured silpat mat. Wrap up and allow to double in size.

  4. Roll dough out on a floured bench to approx 1/4 inch think. Cut out circles using a circle cookie cutter (or a glass) approx 3 1/2 inch circles.

  5. Brush some EVOO on one side of each Bao and fold in half. Place Baos onto baking paper lined Varoma tray and dish. Let rise for 30 minutes.

  6. Place 1 litre of water into the Thermomix bowl. Bring to the boil 10 min/Varoma/speed 2.

  7. Place filled Varoma in place when water is boiling. Steam 10 min/Varoma/speed 3.

  8. To assemble, fill Baos with your filling of choice, add herbs and chilli jam. Pretty as a picture.

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