Zebra pattern is rather easy to make if compare to earlier two patterns..
Zebra Patches Bread Loaf斑马花紋土司*for a 11cmx20cm (internal), non-stick Pullman tin375g bread flour30g sugar1/2tsp fine salt1tsp instant active dry yeast250g fresh milk ( I use cold milk from fridge)25g butter (salted), room temp.
For dark patches pattern2tsp Japanese charcoal powder1/2tbsp fresh milkMethod1. Mix all bread ingredients in a mixing bowl except butter, mix and knead till smooth.2. Add in butter, then knead till dough that shinny and smooth.3. Divide the dough into two portions. Place the plain dough in a bowl and set aside to proof.4. For another plain dough, add in Japanese charcoal powder and milk, hand knead till combine. Set aside to proof.5. Divide the each dough into 6 small portions, set aside to rest for 15mins.6. Use a rolling pin, roll plain dough into to a flat oval shape (thicker in one end, thinner in another end), place into Pullman tin.7. Then roll the charcoal dough to oval shape, place over plain dough in Pullman tin, continue the rest of dough till finished. Put aside for final proofing till 90% full.8. Cover the Pullman tin, bake in a preheated oven at 190C for 35mins, then 180C (fan forced) for another 5mins. Every oven is difference, please adjust accordingly.
Recipe by Sonia a.k.a Nasi Lemak Lover