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Steamed buns / Cookidoo®

Fancy making your own steamed buns at home? Whether it’s filled with homemade red bean paste, custard or meat filled, it’s easy to make your own from scratch for your loved ones!

Quick Steamed Buns (Mantao)


  • 730 g water
  • 20 g sugar
  • 1 tsp dried yeast
  • 20 g olive oil
    or 20 g vegetable oil
  • 250 gram wheat flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Place 130 g water, sugar, dried yeast and oil into mixing bowl, mix 1 min/37°C/speed 2.
  2. Add flour and salt, knead 2 min/Dough Mode. Transfer dough onto lightly floured surface, flatten with a rolling pin into thin sheet and roll up with hands. Divide dough into 10 pieces with spatula and form each dough into mantao shape. Place mantao shape dough onto lightly greased Varoma dish and tray, cover with Varoma lid and allow them to rise in a warm place for 30 minutes or until dough doubles its original size.
  3. Place 600 g water into mixing bowl, place closed Varoma into position and steam 18 min/Varoma/speed 1. Serve warm.

Check out these recipes on Cookidoo® for more steamed bun variations 🍴

Quick Steamed Buns (Mantao)

Taiwanese Steamed Buns

Soy milk and steamed buns

Cocoa Steamed Buns

Steamed pork buns (baozi)

Happy Thermo-mixing! 💚

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