Straight dough method is the most commonly used method in making bread.It's needs one basic proving for about 45 minutes.This type of sweet bun dough is suitable to use to make any type of sweet bun with or without filling.
480 gm bread flour(high protein flour)
120 gm plain flour(all purpose flour)
110 gm sugar
10 gm salt
20 gm milk powder
4 tbsp instant yeast
1 tbsp bread improver
300 ml cold water
60 gm butter
1 stick butter (8 tbsp butter)
1/2 cup sugar
1:Combine (A) ingredients together in a large bowl ,mix well.Add in (B) and knead to form a dough.You can use hand or machine to knead the dough.
2:Add ingredients (C),continue to knead to form a smooth and elastic dough.Cover dough with clear film.Let it prove for 50-60 minutes or till it doubles it's size.
3:Use finer to pressed into the dough.It should show a clear finger tip mark but the dough should not sink.Now it's ready to use making bread or bun.
4:Divide the dough into 2 portion.Roll it up like a Swiss roll .Place the roll up dough into greased or paper lined bread pan.Cover the dough and let it proof in a warm place for 45 minutes or till twice the size.
5:Preheat oven to 365 F.Use a sharp knife or scissor to cut or slit the dough in the middle.Cut cold butter and mix with sugar before top on the dough.Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
6:Remove from oven and let it rest in the pan for 5 minutes before un-mould and serve.