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Custard Lotus Bun Recipe

Updated: Apr 7, 2022


  • 3 eggs

  • 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter

  • 1/3 cup granulated cane sugar

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 cup 2% milk

  • 1/8 tbsp corn starch

  • 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.

OR Microwave:

  • Wrap bun(s) with wet paper towel.

  • Microwave on low for 30 to 45 seconds.

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Heat the milk and vanilla extract together in a pot until it simmers.

  2. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks, sugar, and cornstarch together.

  3. Whisk the hot milk and vanilla into the egg mixture and return it all to the pot.

  4. Whisk constantly over medium heat for about 2 minutes, or until thick and glossy.

  5. Pour immediately through a strainer and into a bowl.

  6. Stir in butter.

  7. Please a piece of plastic wrap over the bowl, cool to room temperature, and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until ready to serve.

  8. Using a spoon, fill your Lotus Buns with custard.

  9. Slice strawberries or any of your favorite fruits to garnish (optional)

  10. Serve and enjoy!

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