Baked Stuffed Buns


Preparation info
  • Makes 20 buns, each about 2½ inches in diameter, enough to serve


    as a hearty meal with soup .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

Stuffed buns, bought at tea houses, specialty shops, or from street vendors, are the familiar snack food of China, and from region to region one finds different stuffings, different techniques for wrapping the dough around the filling, and the occasional bun that is baked instead of steamed. This is one such baked bun: a small puff of honey-glazed dough that is filled with either minced ham or minced roast pork and topped by a crusty layer of sesame seeds. They are terrifically good with so