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Ube Hopia

Hopia is made of thin flaky pastry usually filled with a munggo paste and ube.




600 g Bread flour
400 g Soft flour
6 g Salt
60 g Sugar
40 g Corn syrup
350 g Soya Oil
450 g Water
20 g Favorite Flavocol Ube
300 g Soft Flour
300 g  Sonlie’s Superior Shortening
Ube Paste


  1. Mix all the ingredients (except for the choux ingredients) to form a soft dough. Do not over knead. Rest for about 30 minutes.
  2. Then, mix the choux ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  3. Flatten the dough into square shape. Then, place the choux paste it in the middle of the flattened dough. Wrap and seal it.
  4. Using a rolling pin, make it into a rectangular shape and give a single fold. Rest it for 15 minutes.
  5. Roll it again into a thin rectangular shape and roll down to form a “baston”. Rest for another 20 minutes before cutting.
  6. Cut the dough into 20g and rest it again for 20 minutes.
  7. Flatten the dough. Place the filling in the middle. Cover the filling with the dough and make it into a ball shape.
  8. For grilled hopia: use a hopia griller, then grill it for 2-3 minutes for each side.
  9. For baked hopia: place the dough in Silpat non-stick baking mat then brush it with eggyolk. Bake it at 180 °C for 25 minutes.


  • Favorite Flavocol Ube – enjoy the combination of ube flavour and colouring in one package. Simple and economical combination of ube flavouring and colouring.
  • Sonlie’s Superior Shortening – make your baked goods softer and lighter with superior shortening by Sonlie’s. Serve as a substitute for the fat you normally use in baking.
  • Silpat Non-stick Baking Mats –  the most recognized non-stick baking sheet in the industry. It is ideal for baking cookies, pastries, and meringue.