cook like a local: hua juan(r)
A friend shared these handy photos and recipes on her wechat today and gave permission to share them. Maybe you’d like to try to make this Chinese classic?
They are a steamed bun shaped like flowers.
Here are your instructions:
Three full bowls of flour
use one spoon of yeast and warm water until a soft dough is formed
cover with plastic wrap
wait about 30 minutes and dough should look like the above picture
roll out the dough and spread butter on top
roll up the dough and cut into triangles
They should look like this
turn the pieces over so the widest part is towards the bottom
press down the middle with a chopstick to make the flower-shaped pattern
From the bottom, pinch the middle together
now it looks like this
Put on a steaming tray for 15 minutes.
Enjoy the delicious results!
Instructions in Chinese: