Adobo Flakes Milk Buns

Adobo Flakes Milk Buns

If you're a fan of floss buns, this recipe is for you. Bring your adobo to another level and turn it into a savory snack - Adobo Flakes Milk Buns.
Check out the perfect KitchenAid partner for your in making this recipe:
KitchenAid 21L Digital Countertop Oven
KitchenAid 6QT Artisan Stand Mixer
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Course Snack
Servings 8 buns


Tangzhong starter

  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 tbsp unbleached bread flour


  • 2 ½ cups unbleached bread flour
  • 2 tbsp non-fat dry milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pc large egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp yeast


  • 1 pc egg beaten
  • 1 tsp water
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tbsp vinegar
  • 500 grams cooked pork adobo


  • Make the adobo flakes by shredding the cooked pork adobo. Heat up a pan and drizzle the oil. Saute the pork shreds with the soy sauce and vinegar. Cook until crispy. Transfer to a flat container and set aside.
  • Make the Tangzhong starter by whisking all its ingredients in a pan. Cook over low heat while stirring until it thickens. Transfer to a bowl to cool.
  • Combine the tangzhong with the remaining dough ingredients in the KitchenAid stand mixer bowl. Combine using the flat beater accessory on low speed.
  • Shape the dough into a ball, and let it rest in a lightly greased covered bowl for 60 to 90 minutes until puffy.
  • Gently deflate the dough, divide it into 8 equal pieces, and shape each piece into a ball.
  • Place them on a greased baking tray and cover. Let them rest for 40-50 minutes until puffy.
  • Meanwhile, make the egg wash by beating the egg with 1 tsp of water. Set aside.
  • Combine the mayo and condensed milk and also set aside.
  • Preheat the KitchenAid 21L Digital Countertop Oven using the bake function to 180ºC/350ºF.
  • Brush the tops of the buns with eggwash and bake them for 25 - 30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Let the buns cool before brushing the mayo mixture on top. Roll the tops onto the adobo flakes.
  • Consume immedietly because the buns can get soggy.
Keyword Breads

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