Monday, February 21, 2011

Mini Spiral Milk Mantou

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This time I add some cocoa flavour into these mini milk mantou. Sometimes it is fun to eat mantou layer by layer…

Source : recreate from early post mini milk mantou
Ingredients : yields 20-22 pieces

2 cups plain flour
1 cup low protein flour
1 tsp baking powder
1½ tsp yeast
½ tsp salt
3 tbsp sugar

1 cup milk

2 tsp cocoa powder
* Dissolve with some water, this will be cocoa paste. Set aside

1. Mix flour, baking powder, yeast, salt and sugar together. Pour in milk (reserve some) and mix into a pliable dough.
2. Divide the dough into 2 portions. Add in the cocoa paste in one of the portion and knead till well combined. Cover both dough and rest for 10 minutes.

3. Transfer ½ of the plain and cocoa each from the rested dough on working surface. Slightly stretch into strips. Twist the strips together into a rope-shape.
4. Flatten the rope-shape dough into rectangle. Brush the surface dough with some water. Gently roll the dough into swiss roll shape.
5. Cut into 10-12 pieces and place on lined paper (I used banana leaf). Put the mantou into steamer and rest for 10-15 minutes. Repeat for the other half of the dough.
6. Start steaming from cold water with medium heat. Once the water boiled, turn down to low-medium heat and steam further 7-10 minutes.
7. Once the steaming time is over, off the heat. Leave the mantou inside the steamer for 1 minute before open the lid.


  1. i love mantous too! soft and fluffy yours look!

  2. the mantou look so fluffy and i love choc flavoured kind. yummy! (:

  3. Oh... the mantous look so so good.
    Long time didn't make any steamed buns.
    Hands getting pretty itchy

  4. j3ss kitch3n, The Sweetylicious, Wendy,


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