Sugar-crusted Buns with Fresh Pineapple Filling

Po Loh Bao


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Dim Sum

Dim Sum

By Chan Chen Hei

Published 2005

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A popular breakfast and teatime treat in Hong Kong, this bun is filled with fresh pineapple and capped with a flaky, sugary crust.



Fresh, skinned pineapple 450 g, diced


  • Prepare filling. Cook pineapple with sugar and in enough water to immerse it. Cook until a jam-like consistency is reached.
  • Add custard powder and custard cream and cook until well-blended. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Combine basic dough ingredients and mix well with enough water to form a pliable dough. Leave to rest for 30 minutes. Roll dough