Bao Buns (Vietnamese bread rolls)


Total Time: 185 minutes

Preparation: 15 minutes

Resting: 160 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes


  • 560 g fine wheat flour
  • 11 g dry yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 30 g granulated sugar
  • 320 ml liquid Pretexte
  • 30 ml peanut oil


  1. Mix the flour, yeast, salt, baking powder, granulated sugar, Pretexte, and oil in a bowl using a dough hook. Knead for 1 minute on low speed, then 6 minutes on high speed.
  2. Shape the dough into a ball and let it rise for 2 hours in a bowl covered with a damp cloth.
  3. Flatten the dough and make small balls. Let them rise for an additional 40 minutes under a damp cloth.
  4. Steam the bao buns for 10 minutes at 100 °C in a steamer or steaming basket.