Pineapple Bun


Pineapple Bun

Pineapple Bun is a soft and fluffy bun that is topped with a sweet and crunchy crust. The crust is made from a mixture of sugar, flour, and lard, which is shaped into a lattice pattern. The bun itself is made from a sweet dough that is similar to a brioche. It is often served warm and is a popular breakfast item in Hong Kong and Macau.

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Origins and history

Pineapple Bun is believed to have been created in Hong Kong or Macau. It is a popular item in bakeries and cafes in these regions.

Dietary considerations

Contains gluten and dairy.


There are variations of Pineapple Bun that include fillings such as custard, red bean paste, or ham and cheese.

Presentation and garnishing

To achieve the perfect crust on the bun, brush the top with a mixture of egg and sugar before baking. Pineapple Bun is often garnished with a sprig of parsley or a dusting of powdered sugar.

Tips & Tricks

To make the bun even softer, add a tablespoon of milk powder to the dough. Pineapple Bun is best enjoyed warm and fresh out of the oven.


Pineapple Bun is often served with butter or a slice of cheese. It can also be served with a cup of milk tea or coffee.

Drink pairings

Pineapple Bun goes well with milk tea or coffee.