Pandan Kaya Steamed Bun 班兰咖吔蒸包

Its been ages since I last make kaya steamed bun. Recently, Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids has inspired me to make one batch kaya steamed bun with her lava like kaya recipe, which adapted to Chef Daniel Choong cookbook.  Kaya steamed bun is my all time favourite. However, common kaya recipe surely unable to give you runny like kaya fillings, which I always looking forward to. And I'll have to admit this recipe is working fantastically.  So, here's what I did.

(recipe adapted to Bake for Happy Kids)
Ingredients for pandan kaya : 
400ml  fresh coconut milk
8 pandan leaves, cut small
100gm  sugar
2 egg
20gm  corn flour

Method :
(1) blend pandan leaves with 200ml coconut milk then sieve to collect the juices. Squeeze out the juices if necessary.
(2) now, combine beat all ingredients into a non-stick pot till cooperated.
(3) next, cook mixture over medium heat till became thick paste. Make sure you stir constantly.
(4) cool kaya before keep chilled till set. Best to keep refrigerated overnight and its easily shape in this way.
(5) then divide into 20 portions kaya balls.

(Recipe adatped to Guai ShuShu)
Ingredients for pandan bun dough :
500gm  pao flour / top flour
100gm  corn flour
1 TB   yeast
100gm  sugar
350ml   water mixed with 1/2 tspn  baking powder
1 TB  shortening
1/2 tspn  salt

Method :
(1)  combine both flour, yeast, sugar and water mixture into a big mixing bowl then stir to combined.
(2)  now, add in shortening & salt and continued kneading till soft dough is formed.
(3) set aside to rest for 30 minutes, then punch to release excess air from dough and again knead till smooth.
(4)  place dough to slightly floured working table and divide into 20 portions.

(1)  prepare 20 muffin cups with liner, then round dough and flatten into disk like dough.
(2)  next, fill in kaya ball and seal it. Then by placing filled dough up side down (meaning the sealed part facing down) to individual muffin cups and let to rest for 30 minutes.
(3)  finally, steamed bun for 12-15 minutes and serve warm.

**Note : This recipe is also works well in 15 portions of buns. You may also prepare this days before and keep them frozen and reheat them before serving.

I am really glad I tried it without doubts. I love how the filling turns out.... runny hot and aromatic. I'm sure you guys will love it too. Probably, can prepare this for the coming X'mas breakfast for a change. Why not !!! Enjoy.


  1. They look very inviting! Have never had pandan kaya..wish I could try one of yours :-)

  2. This is something I have never heard of before, they look delicious but pao flour is unknown here so far as I know! Have a wonderful weekend and keep well Diane

  3. Some of these ingredient are imposible to find in my country, so sorry I must only look at the pictures you post, this looks so good! Big hugs


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