Have you ever come across those tasty-looking cream cheese buns on malls or night markets that amazingly smell delicious as well? Yup! I’m talking about the currently trending Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns that surely captured the hearts of many. These yummy delights are popular Korean street foods known for their unique twist on the iconic garlic bread as we know it. The unbelievably crunchy crust outside combined with the soft yet mouthwatering bread inside overflowing with rich cream cheese flavors and the irresistible garlic taste is truly addicting. No wonder why lots of Filipinos, myself included, are absolutely craving it all over the country! 

Oh, and if you’re one of us, then this article will definitely make you smile brightly. Today, Panlasang Pinoy Recipes will teach us how to make yet another blockbuster recipe that will blow your mind away. Are you ready? Here’s the all-new Korean Cream Cheese Buns Recipe

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns Recipe

Let’s do it! All of the ingredients we’ll need for this recipe can be easily bought from your local grocery stores or nearby baking supply shops. Oh, and the preparations and procedures are also easy to follow so even beginners can give this awesome recipe a try. It’s also a wonderful idea for small businesses because the required capital for the ingredients is affordable. So, what are you waiting for? Give it a go!

 Before we begin, let me just go over all of the ingredients we’ll need. For the Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Filling, we’ll need cream cheese, mayonnaise, flour, parsley, and of course, garlic. We’ll also be needing instant dry yeast, white sugar, egg, butter, all-purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla, powdered milk, salt, and water. And that’s it! Once you’ve gathered all of these easy-to-find ingredients, we can now start baking some good stuff. 

First, let’s prepare the dough. Simply combine the flour, sugar, powdered milk, yeast, baking powder, egg, vanilla, water, and butter in a clean mixing bowl. For quicker and better results, you can use a mixer and proceed on mixing the ingredients properly until the desired consistency of the dough is reached. Once the dough is ready, transfer it to a clean bowl lightly brushed with oil then cover it to rest. Letting the dough rest is very important to make it more fluffy and double. 

While the dough is resting, we can now make the Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Filling! To do this, just combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic, and flour together then mix everything well. After that, simply set the filling aside for a moment. Alright! Now that the dough should be ready, gently remove the cover and punch it in the middle to help blow out the air content. Next, slice the dough into small sizes before placing them properly on a baking sheet. Make sure to place a cover on top while preparing the remaining dough, alright? Finally, don’t forget to brush the top of the buns with an egg and milk solution before baking. Proceed to bake these buns for about twenty (20) minutes until the crust becomes golden brown and toasted perfectly. 

To top everything off, just slice the top of the buns then add the delicious Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Filling! Just bake the buns for another three (3) to five (5) minutes until the filling melts beautifully. And voila! You can also sprinkle some parsley on top for garnish and extra flavor. 


And just like that, you’ve already baked your own version of the delicious Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns at home! These yummy treats are perfect for breakfasts, merienda, and even midnight snacks. It also goes well with any type of beverage you like even if it’s coffee, tea, and fruit juices. 

So, how was it? Did you like our Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Buns Recipe? Well, you already know what to do! For more quick and exciting Filipino dish recipes, just follow Panlasang Pinoy Recipes.


  • 1 tbsp. instant dry yeast
  • 1 cup water at room temperature
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 pc. whole egg
  • ¼ cup butter (salted)
  • 4 cups (600 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tbsp. Vanilla
  • ¼ cup powdered milk
  • ½ tsp. salt (only add if using unsalted butter)

Korean cheese garlic filling:

  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2-4 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. Flour
  • Parsley


  1. In the mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, powder milk, yeast, baking powder, egg, vanilla, water and butter then mix using a mixer until become a dough.
  2. If the dough is already put some oil into bowl and add the dough and cover to rest.
  3. While waiting the dough is fluffy and double.
  4. Let’s make a Korean garlic sauce.
  5. Add the cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic and flour then mix it well.
  6. When dough is ready remove the cover and punch to blow the air and mix.
  7. Slice the dough and make a small shape then place into bake sheet and cover.
  8. Brush with egg and milk the top of buns before to bake.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown and toasted the top of buns.
  10. Slice the top of buns then add the Korean cream sauce and bake for 3 to 5 minutes until melt the cream filling.
  11. Serve and enjoy homemade Korean bread.

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