Monday, April 4, 2011

Soft Delicious Buns & Another Award

Another yummy bread - recipe from MamaFaMi's blog, as recommended for herself, therefore I gave a try a few days ago
Wow! These buns were so soft and delicious, much better than the soft butter buns I made the other day!

I guess I have overbaked these buns a little, but it did nothing to the goodness of the buns
They were filled with chocolate, chocolate+cheese and pineapple jam

But look at the texture inside! Soft and fluffy - so yummy!

Besides those 2 loafs, I made these 8 little buns filled with banana+chocolate and also banana+cheese
DH managed to find king banana at one of nearby fruit stall (we Indonesians call it 'pisang raja') - this type of banana is so perfect to use as bread filling - just steam for awhile, peel the skin and half them before putting in the dough - so sweet and juicy
Not easy to find in Singapore though...
Totally forgotten to take picture of it hehe...

After my big bite *grin*

No chance to take picture of the one with banana+cheese filling - gone in seconds! :P

What you need:
( I only made half of the recipe below)

200ml water
2 eggs
90g castor sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp dough softener
500g bread flour
4 tbsps milk powder
1 tbsp bread improver
11g instant dried yeast
3 tbsps margarine

Filling & topping:
some dark chocolate
some grated cheese
some chocolate rice
steamed pisang raja - halved
some pineapple jam

Using bread maker:
Pour water, egg, sugar, salt and dough softener into the bread maker pan. Top it with flour, milk powder, bread improver and yeast
Set the breadmaker to Dough function
Once the dough is just combined, add in margarine. Leave the Breadmaker to continue doing it's job. This process will take about 1 1/2 hour including prooving
Measure dough to 25g each. Form each dough into a ball and rest for 15 minutes
Flatten the dough and place the filling in the middle and wrap the filling with the dough. Arrange on a baking tray as preferred
Cover the buns and let it rise until double in size (mine is around 1hour)
Brush the buns with some egg wash (1 beaten egg + 1tbsp fresh milk) and sprinkle with some topping you like (mine is grated cheese and chocolate rice)
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 C for approx 20 minutes or until golden brown
Once out of the oven, brush with a bit of margarine. Place on a wire rack to cool. Keep in an airtight container

Thanks MamaFaMi for recommending this recipe to me - it's definitely a keeper! :)

At the sametime, I'd like to extend my gratitude to Nancy for passing me another award - appreciate it so much!

Here are rules to abide accepting this award :
1. Post linking back to the person that gave you the award
2. Share 7 random things about yourself
3. Award 15 recently discovered blogs
4. Drop them a note and tell them about it

Point no.2 - can view HERE
Since 7 is far from enough, I think now is the right timing for another 7, hehe....

*used to dislike babies and kids - I always thought they're so noisy and irritating, but now I adore them - it's a 180deg switch after I was preggie with my no.1 almost 6 years ago :)
*always expect a clean and organized home, but super lazy to do some cleaning up! *grin*
*many people said I have memory like a fish - too short!
*especially in baking, I'm really bad in decorating *sigh* - I can turn failed bakings to the most successful ones in term of the quality with practice, but they might look the same - as the failed ones :(
*do not like flowers - strange isn't? hehe....
*have a dream to have a food business - it's good to dream big isn't it? :)
*is a big lover of dogs - but been dog-less for the past years due to my rather bad nose allergy

Passing this award to more 15 lovely blogs....


Again, many thanks! :)

11 comments:

  1. The buns look really soft & fluffy! Well done, Alice!

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  2. Alice, Congrats on the award. Thank you for passing it on to me. I appreciate it very much. I agree with DG, the bun looks perfect. BTW, Wish you dream come true:D

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  3. mau nyobain ah..kapan2..thx for the award yah..

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  4. Hi Alice, thanks for the award! Your bread looks so soft and yummy!

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  5. thanks for the award Alice! love the gooey fillings in the bread...a pleasant surprise when your teeth sinks into the bun :)

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  6. The buns look very soft. Thanks also for the award.

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  7. It is nice to get to know you better.

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  8. Wow, can see your buns is really soft!!!


    Thanks for the award! My second surprise in less than 2weeks!

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  9. hi Doris, thks :)

    hi Quay Po, thks so much!
    you're welcome - u deserve it :)

    hi Lidia, you're welcome - aku tunggu postingannya :)

    hi Wen, Jean, Anonymous...you're welcome - thks :)

    hi Edith...thks! so glad to befriend with u all :)

    hi Honey boy, thks - you're welcome :)

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  10. Love this type of buns! Thanks for passing me the award. Keep up the great work! :)

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  11. thks LCOM - no prob, u deserve it :)

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