The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Coconut Buns:

servings – 14 buns



  • 4 cups shredded coconut
  • 1 cup sugar


  • 5 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 tbsp instant dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cup water



  1. Place shredded coconut and sugar in a cooking pan and saute (without oil) until fragrant.
  2. Dish out, put in a big bowl and cool.


  1. Combine wheat flour, instant dry yeast, sugar, vegetable oil and water.
  2. Knead the dough until smooth and fine.
  3. Let it ferment for 5 minutes.
  4. Roll the dough into a long loaf and divide into 14 portions.

Steamed Coconut Buns

  1. Use a rolling pin to flatten each portion into a round shape, place 1 tbsp coconut filling in the center, wrap up and place the buns on greaseproof sheets.
  2. Let the buns to ferment for 35 minutes.
  3. Place the buns in the steamer baskets.
  4. Steam over high heat for about 10 minutes.
  5. Serve.