Chewy and Fluffy Steamed Bread

Chewy and Fluffy Steamed Bread

This is an easy and chewy steamed bread which takes no time to cook. It makes for great baby food, kids snacks or just when you need something for breakfast.

Ingredients: 4 servings in ramekins

Cake flour
200 g
Baking powder
2 teaspoons
Water, milk or soy milk
200 ml
Sugar or brown sugar
4 tablespoons


1. Pour water into a pot and heat over high heat.
2. Place bowl on a scale, put sieve on top and calibrate the scale. Add flour and baking powder.
3. Add the sugar and mix with a spoon. Pour milk and mix with spoon until evenly combined (about 30 seconds).
4. In ramekins, insert aluminum cups and then paper cups inside those, then pour in the liquid. Place the ramekins in the pot (the water should come 1/3 of the way up the pot, less than half of ramekins. Make sure water does not get into ramekins when it boils). Cover the pot with a kitchen towel and put chopsticks on top and cover with a lid. Steam on high heat for 15 minutes.
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6. With heavy cream and milk.
7. With chopped sausages.
8. I switched the milk for cafe au lait I used a frying pan to steam them.
9. Sweet Potato Steamed Bread.
10. Sweet chestnut steamed bread.
11. Black sesame steamed bread
12. With custard cream.

Story Behind this Recipe

I used to make carrot steamed bread as baby food for my eldest daughter when she was young. I was using pancake mix everyday but now I use cake flour to save money. The photo shows the ones with soy milk and brown sugar.