top of page
  • Writer's pictureLittleJasmineFood

Cinnabao: Fried Cinnamon Lotus Bun w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Updated: Apr 7, 2022

Cinnabao: Fried Lotus bun, cinnamon sugar with cream cheese filling.


- Cream Cheese Icing

- Cinnamon

- Sugar

- Arroyo Kitchen Lotus Buns

Bun Preparations: Steam:

  • Use an electrical steam or traditional Steamer

  • Toss buns into steamer and leave in steamer for 5 to 10 minutes

Cooking Instructions:

Step 1: In a separate container or tray, mix cinnamon powder and sugar together.

Step 2: While steaming the buns, heat a very small pot of oil to fry the buns. 1/4 Cups to 1/2 Cups of oil should be suffice.

Step 3: eaving the buns close, fry each side from 10 ~ 20 seconds.

Step 4: While the buns are still piping hot, toss the buns into the cinnamon sugar mix to coat all sides.

Step 5: Allow it to cool for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 6: Open up the bun and spread Cream cheese icing inside and enjoy!

How to make Cream Cheese Frosting:


• 1/4 stick of unsalted butter

• 4 oz of cream cheese

• 1/8 tsp of salt

• 1/2 tsp of vanilla

• 1.5 to 2 cups of powdered sugar

Step 1: Combine butter and cream cheese and beat until creamy, well-combined and lump-free. Please use and electric mixer.

Step 2: Add vanilla extract and salt and stir well to combine.

Step 3: With mixer on low, gradually add powdered sugar until completely combined.

67 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page