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Steamed Taro Bread

Batters and Breads

Steamed Taro Bread
1 and 1/2 cups flour
1 and 1/2 cups taro, cooked, cooled, and mashed
1 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon Chinese baking powder
1 Tablespoon lard, chilled
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1 Tablespoon corn oil
1. Mix flour, mashed taro, salt, and baking powder, then using two knives or pastry blender, cut in the lard until it is quite fine.
2. Mix honey and egg, then add one-quarter cup of cold water, and gently mix this into the flour mixture.
3. Oil a heat-proof dish with at least one-inch sides, and pour flour mixture into it, smoothing/evening the top.
4. Place in a steamer over boiling water and steam for twenty minutes. Remove, cool somewhat, and cut into eight serving pieces. Then serve
Note: Thebread can be eaten alone, fried, or most commonly, served with the Lamb in Honey Sauce.

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