Cute Carrot-shaped Steamed Pumpkin Buns Recipe

Chinese steamed buns are without filling and they have a denser texture and plain taste. But we can always do some changes and make plain steamed buns colorful and interesting. Pumpkin paste which is bright orange color can be used to create something bright and pretty for these steamed buns. You can make different shapes of pumpkin steamed buns and serve for your family.


Cute Chinese Steamed Pumpkin Buns

Chinese pumpkin bread is a warm dessert that is perfect for family desserts. It has a crunchy surface, a soft, moist texture. The dough of the steamed buns is easier to make than the soft and creamy bread.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword dessert recipes, Steamed Pumpkin Buns
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 100 g Pumpkin Cubes
  • 350 g Pau Flour
  • 30 g Milk Powder
  • 50 g Sugar
  • 3 g Instant Yeast
  • 3 g Matcha Powder


  1. Cut the pumpkin into cubes. Remove seeds and skin. Steam for around 15 minutes until well softened.

  2. Put the steamed pumpkin into the cooking machine and beat it into pumpkin paste.

  3. Put pumpkin paste, flour, instant yeast, milk powder and sugar into the dough mixer.

  4. Continue to knead until the dough is soft, smooth and pliable.

  5. The kneaded dough is allowed to stand for 20 minutes until it is almost double in size.

  6. Mix flour, instant yeast, matcha powder and sugar, add water and knead the dough.

  7. Stand for 20 minutes until it is almost double in size.

  8. Cut the dough into small portions and pressed into a model of carrot leaves.

  9. For the pumpkin dough, roll into a long log.

  10. Cut it into small pieces.

  11. Knead the dough into oval long strips, splicing the leaves of the matcha dough to form a carrot shape, steaming for about 25 minutes.

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