How many of you still buy these old-school buns? Compared to fancy breads and buns from chain bakeries, Japanese-style boulangeries, and European artisan bread shops, these old-fashioned buns sold in heartland bakeries seem very unsophisticated. But still, we like them!
These buns are typically sold as six buns baked into a rectangle. When you want one, just gently pull a bun from the block. Each pack of six buns ranges between S$1.80 to S$2.20, which is dirt-cheap compared to prices in upmarket bakeries.
Besides coconut — grated coconut cooked in brown sugar — other fillings to choose from commonly include: red bean paste, kaya, and more recently, yam paste. Which is your favorite? 🙂