sAfter many attempts, I think i am satisfied with the result of this recipe , it is sweet enongh and the saltiness is just right. The recipe is for plain with 5 spice powder but a filling of red bean paste is also good eats.
600 g flour
312 ml water
225 g sugar
1/2 tsp soda bicarbonate/baking soda
1 tsp ammonia
3 tsp salt
2 tbsp melted margarine
100 g yeast dough
1 tsp five spice powder
For yeast dough
100 g flour
100 ml water
1/2 tsp yeast
For yeast dough:
Mix 100 g flour with 100 ml water and 1/2 tsp yeast and mix into a dough. Leave to ferment for two(2) hours.
Mix all the ingredients in A. and knead into a smooth dough.
Roll out the dough 25mm thick.
Rub five spice powder and sprinkle some water on top of rolled out dough.
Roll the dought to resemble a swiss roll.
Cut it into 12.5 mm thick pieces.
Roll each into a flat round, brush with a little water and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Heat cooking oil for deep frying.
As soon as the dough floats to the top, it has to be turned and flipped until it bloats.
Fry until brown.