Mandarin roll

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Mandarin roll
Classic white mandarin rolls
Alternative names Steamed Mandarin rolls
Type Bread
Place of origin China
Main ingredients wheat flour, water, sugar, soy bean oil, vegetable shortening, milk powder
Cookbook: Mandarin roll  Media: Mandarin roll
Mandarin roll
Chinese 花卷
Literal meaning flower roll
Alternative Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 雲絲卷
Simplified Chinese 云丝卷
Literal meaning cloud silk roll

Mandarin rolls, Steamed Mandarin rolls, Flower Buns, or Hua Juan (Chinese: About this sound 花卷) are a kind of steamed bun originating from China. The rolls are cooked by steaming. It is another one of the staples of Chinese cuisine which is similar to white bread in western cuisine. Because southern varieties of mandarin rolls are slightly sweet, they can be eaten plain. Sometimes it is eaten with sweetened condensed milk. The rolls are made of wheat flour, water, sugar, soybean oil, vegetable shortening, milk powder, salt, yeast and baking soda.[1]

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  1. ^ Label on the package of mandarin rolls.