Ingredients Archives: Peanuts

Hidden Treasure: Chinese Baked Goods from Jasmine Express

San Diego Sugar | Coconut bun and mochi from Jasmine Express

Even though I’ve been living in San Diego for over a year, there are still some sweets on my best hits list that I’m looking for. Two such items are my favorite Chinese bakery treats: coconut mochi and coconut buns. In my former home, I was lucky enough to live a short streetcar ride from a bustling Chinatown, with multiple bakeries, offering these items for as little as 3 for $1. I get misty-eyed just thinking about walking out the door with a paper bag stuffed with chewy, buttery, coconutty goodness and have been searching for the SoCal equivalent. So far, the closest contender is Jasmine Express in Kearny Mesa, which I stumbled upon completely by accident.

Continue reading...

About

San Diego Sugar is a site devoted to discovering the best sweet eats that San Diego has to offer. We take photos of sweet things, eat them, and write about them. Learn more →