Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake

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Tujia sauce-flavored biscuits are mainly characterized by fragrant, sweet, spicy and crispy. It is fragrant in the fragrance, soft in the sweetness, spicy but not dry, crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. It became popular in Hubei in the spring of 2009 and has now spread to all major, medium and small cities across the country.
A special snack in Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei, also known as "Chinese Pizza". Tujia sauce cake, also known as Tujia sauce cake, Hubei sauce cake, Enshi sauce cake, referred to as sauce cake or Xiangjiang cake, made of flour, sweet noodle sauce, Pixian bean paste, etc.


Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake

1. Weigh the flour and water used

The amount of water is added according to the water absorption of the flour. Don’t pour it all in, but stir while pouring.

Flour is the all-purpose flour used for making steamed buns at home

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

2. Knead the dough smoothly with your hands, cover it with plastic wrap, let it rest for 20 minutes. Use chopsticks while stirring while pour water, stir it into cotton wool state

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

3. The relaxing time is just right to make the sauce!
Chop ginger and garlic and set aside. Adding ginger and garlic tastes very good

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

4. Put oil in the pan, add ginger and garlic when the oil is cold, and fry on low heat until it changes color and smells.
Add 2 tablespoons of Pixian Douban and fry the red oil. Then put five-spice powder, chili powder, tomato sauce, pepper powder, add water and simmer for a while, and finally add cornstarch liquid to thicken.
Adding tomato sauce is to increase the sweetness of the sauce.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

5. After the sauce is fried, let it cool and set aside.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

6. After the dough is relaxed, roll it out, apply oil and sprinkle with a little flour.

There will be different layers in the pie that is made in this way, and it has the feeling of thousand layers.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

7. Then use a knife to cut evenly, without cutting in the middle.
Then layer by layer. After folding, wrap it round, the sides of the stacked dough pieces are gathered in the middle like a bun, so that it can be made rounder.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

8. The rolled dough should be bigger than the pot so that wrinkles can appear!

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

9. Pour oil into the pan, soak the bottom of the pan with oil. After heating, put the dough into the dough, put in the rolled dough, and knead it into a wave shape by hand to form a wrinkle effect. Bake both sides of the cake into golden brown on medium heat, or cover the pan with a small fire, otherwise the cake will be dry and hard.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

10. Fry both sides back and forth. Pay special attention when turning over. The cake is very crisp and don't break.
After frying, brush the surface with sauce, sprinkle with chopped green onion and sesame seeds, the very crispy sauce cake is completed!

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe

11. We sell them in the streets and alleys of Hubei. When buying, the boss will cut them into pieces and put 2 bamboo sticks to eat.

Hubei Enshi Sauce Cake recipe


1. Because the water absorption of flour is different, adjust the amount of water used in the dough to make the dough softer, so it is easy to roll.

2. The thickness of the pie is made according to personal preference, the whole is crispy when rolled out, and the thickness is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

3. Try to eat while it's hot, it won't be as crispy when let cool.


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