(Two parts)
Submitted by: Patrick Yuen
Organization: Qualcomm, Inc San Diego, CA

Basic yeast dough Ingredients:

     5-6 cups       flour
     1/4 cups       sugar
     1-3/4 cups     warm water
     2 T            shortening
     1 T            yeast

Dissolve yeast in water. Add sugar and shortening. Mix in enough flour to make a fairly stiff dough. Knead until smooth. Cover and let rise in warm place for 2-4 hours until double.
Manapua Ingredients:
     1 lb      char siu 
     1 recipe  basic yeast dough
Chop char siu into small pieces. Divide dough into 24 pieces, then flatten with palm of hand. Place one portion filling in middle of dough circle. Pleat edges of circle and press firmly; pleat entire circle in this fashion. Wrap up entire circle and press all edges together to close. Place filled buns on squares of paper and let rise 10 minutes. Arrange buns in a steamer 1/2 inch apart and steam 15-18 minutes over high heat; remove and serve.
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