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Coconut Flakes Sweet Bun by Alex Goh

Since I like this sweet bun recipe very much,I used the same recipe to make some coconut flakes bun.This type of bun is really delicious and is ideal to have it for breakfast or afternoon snack.Refer for the sweet bun recipe baked-tuna-buns here!!


Dough Starter:(A)
100 gm bread flour
70 gm boiling water

300gm bread flour
100 gm all purpose flour
100 gm sugar
1 tsp salt
20 gm milk powder
1 tbsp active instant yeast

180 g cold water
1 large egg

80 gm unsalted butter

1 yolk + 2 tbsp water for brushing
4 tbsp raw sesame seed for topping

2 cups sweetened coconut flakes
1 stick butter (8tbsp) softened
2 tbsp sugar

1:Add the boiling water from (A) into the flour,mix until well blended to form dough.Cover and set aside to cool .Keep in to the refrigerator for at least 12 hours.
2:Mix (B) until well blended.Add in (C) and knead to form rough dough.Add in (A) and knead until well blended.
3:Add in (D) and knead to form elastic dough.Let it proof for 40 minutes or double size.
4:Divide the dough for 50 gm each and mould it round or ball.Let it rest for 10 minutes before use.
5:Meanwhile prepare the coconut flakes filling.Combine all the filling ingredients in a mixing bowl,mix well.
6:Use rolling pin to roll the divided sweet dough.Scoop 1-2 tbsp coconut flakes filling on the center of the dough,wrap it up and roll in a ball shape.Lightly press the center of the dough like a dam,scoop 1 tbsp filling onto it.Place all the buns on a tray with parchment paper. Repeat the same procedure until finish.Cover with moist towel and let it proof for 45 minutes or double size.
7:Preheat oven to 385 F.Egg wash the surface of the bun before sprinkle with sesame seeds.Bake for 13-15 minutes.
8:Remove from oven.Serve warm.



daphne said...
April 30, 2012 at 11:06 PM

been a while since i dropped by and those amazing bread buns is tempting my paleo/pretty much little carbs meal plan. :) Got to wait for my cheat day! But I still haven't have the courage to make bread buns yet!

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
May 4, 2012 at 9:10 PM

thank you for your visit ☺ yea,I know what you means..don't all the food we love are fatting or full of carbs? that the reason I still the same here...overweight and fat! lol!!

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