3 1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp instant yeast
1 1/4 cup or more water
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Lard /shortening/margarine
1 cup pork floss
Place flour, yeast and water in the food processor and pulse until a dough forms.
Remove and knead until dough is soft and smooth.
Cover with a wet cloth and let rise until double in bulk.
Then roll until very thin, about 30 inches long and 12 inches wide.
Spread pork floss all over the center third and sprinkle more sugar
Fold the right third over the center third
Brush with melted margarine/oil
Sprinkle on sugar
Spread pork floss and then more sugar and fold the left third over
Roll dough out to 18 inch x 12 inch and divide into thirds. Repeat brushing, sprinkling of sugar and pork floss and sugar again
Repeat folding the right third and the brushing, sprinkling and folding the left third over
Roll dough out to 18 inch x 12 inch, then fold 3 inches in on both sides of the 18 inch edge to make a 12 inch piece of dough. Fold the dough in half and then half again to make a 6 inch square.
Perforate an 8 inch piece of parchment and put into steaming rack
Place the 6 inch square dough on top of parchment paper and leave to proof for 30 minutes In the meantime, bring water to the boil and steam cake for 45 minutes. Cool cake before slicing.