After I did the Chicken and Potatoes Curry Milk Buns, I have fall in love with this bread recipe. I continue to make two batch of breads using this recipe, one is plain milk buns or Kopitiam milk buns ( I was impressed with the softness of this bread again !!) and this chocolate milk buns as my kids prefer to have chocolate flavours.
Chocolate Milk Buns 巧克力牛奶面包(recipe source: modified from earlier recipe)
*makes 12 buns
Overnight sponge dough215g high protein flour
125g full cream milk (cold)
2g instant yeast (1/2tsp)
Method1. Add all ingredients in a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients to a rough dough by hands , the dough is dry and rough and don't need to knead till pass window pane. Cover tightly with cling film and immediately store in the fridge for overnight (at least 12hours).
To prepare chocolate dough1 quantity of above overnight sponge dough
90g high protein flour
30g egg (1/2 large egg)
4g instant yeast (1tsp)
3g fine salt (1/2tsp)
45g butter (room temperature)
3tbsp milk (cold)
10g cocoa powder
70g chocolate chips
1.Tear the overnight sponge dough into pieces and add all ingredients except butter in a mixing bowl, knead till smooth dough.2. Add in the butter and knead until dough is smooth and elastic. Add in chocolate chips and fold it to combine with the dough. Cover with cling film and set aside to proof till double in size.
3.Punch down the dough to expel air, equal divide the dough and shape into round balls, and place into the baking pan. Let is proof for another 30-45mins.
4.Bake at pre-heated oven at 170C for 20-25mins (egg wash is not required).
This recipe is quite straight forward, i bet every mom can make this buns at home. Lets come make our own buns ! Our family health is our happiness !!