Recipe: Auspicious Cow Mantou For A Happy Niu Year!

Have a moo-vellous time making these snacks.

By Olivia Lim      11 February 2021

9. Take 0.5g x 4 white or brown dough and roll into rod-shapes for the legs.

10. Roll out pea-sized black dough to make the eyes.

11. When dough is proofed and has risen to about 1.5 times its original size, steam on medium to high heat for 10-12 minutes, starting with boiling water. After turning off the heat, keep the lid on for 3 minutes before removing the mantou from the pot.

12. Write auspicious words using dissolved charcoal powder on the red couplets.

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