Friday, December 2, 2011

Coffee Chocolate Chips Buns


40g warm water
1tsp instant yeast
1/2tsp caster sugar
1tsp bread flour

250g bread flour
45g caster sugar
1/4tsp salt
95g chocolate milk
1 egg yolk (about 20g)
25g butter

60g chocolate chips

40g butter
40g icing sugar
45g plain flour (sift)
30g egg
1/2tbsp instant coffee powder (dissolved in 1tsp hot water)
1/2tsp coffee paste (optional)

1. Cream butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy.
2. Beat in egg until well combined.
3. Fold in flour, coffee and coffee paste until well combined.
4. Spoon batter into piping bag and store in fridge for later use.

Bread dough:
1. Mix warm water, yeast, 1tsp bread flour and 1/2tsp caster sugar together, cover and set aside to prove for 10-15mins.
2. Combine bread flour, sugar and salt in a mixer and mix well at low speed.
3. Add yeast dough from step no.1, milk and egg into the dry ingredients.
4. Knead at medium speed until it form a dough.
5. Add in butter, continue to beat until it form a smooth and elastic dough.
6. Cover dough and let it proof for 50mins.
7. Add in chocolate chips, hand knead until well combined.
8. Cover dough and rest for another 10mins.
9. Divide dough into 10 equal portions, shape each dough into round ball.
10.Arrange it on a greased tray.
11.Cover and leave it to proof for 45mins until it doubled in size.
12.Preheat oven to 190C.
13.Pipe topping on proved doughs.
14.Bake in a preheated oven for 10mins until buns is brown.
15.Remove bread from tray and cool it on a wire rack.


Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

this bun remind of Roti Boy..yours sound good.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Sonia,

Ya, I missed Roti Boy!

Alice said...

oh, my fave!
i can smell the coffee from here just by looking @ur pic :)

Happy Flour said...

Hi Alice, really have a Pinoco long nose.