Sugar-Free Pai Bao (Hong Kong Style Sweet Milk Buns) 無糖湯種排包

I’ve been baking with erythritol recently (read about my blog posts, Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Muffins, Sugar-Free Brown Rice Chiffon Cake and Sugar-Free Matcha Nougat with Almonds) and this time I used it for bread making. Apart from using natural sweetener, I’ve replaced the whipping cream in my Pai Bao recipe with unsweetened almond milk, which … Continue reading Sugar-Free Pai Bao (Hong Kong Style Sweet Milk Buns) 無糖湯種排包

Multigrain Pain de Mie 五穀雜糧頂角吐司

I wanted to add something new to my bread so decided to try five-grain powder that is believed to be health preserving. I replaced 30% of the flour with five-grain powder at first. Perhaps this was too much of a change, my son immediately noticed the difference and said that the bread tasted weird (he … Continue reading Multigrain Pain de Mie 五穀雜糧頂角吐司

Chocolate Twist Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種朱古力扭紋頂角吐司

I bought a jar of dark chocolate spread from Lindt store last month, planning to spread it on my bread for breakfast. Then I thought, hm… why don’t I make bread out of it? So out came my chocolate twist bread the next day. Lindt chocolate spread has a very silky smooth texture and tastes … Continue reading Chocolate Twist Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種朱古力扭紋頂角吐司

Whole Wheat Sausage Buns (Poolish Starter) 全麥腸仔包(液種法)

I saw beautiful photos of puffy Hong Kong bakery-style sausage buns from my baking buddy’s social media site recently. I couldn’t wait to try it myself after consulting her for tips and advice. My way to prepare these buns was to divide my dough in portions and then shape each of them into long ropes. … Continue reading Whole Wheat Sausage Buns (Poolish Starter) 全麥腸仔包(液種法)

Whole Wheat Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種全麥頂角吐司

Just made a whole wheat sandwich loaf a couple of days ago. I sliced the loaf with the aid of a bread slicer which held the bread knife in place. I was glad that the slices were pretty neat and evenly sized. 幾天前做了全麥吐司,更用了麵包切片器輔助穩定麵包刀,切得很整齊平均,實在不錯呢! This was a 70% hydration dough as whole wheat flour took up … Continue reading Whole Wheat Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種全麥頂角吐司

Milk Dinner Rolls (Tangzhong Method) 湯種牛奶小餐包

I am sharing with you today my recipe for a very tasty, soft and fluffy basic bread dough. It is made with a milk-based Tangzhong and proofed then baked in an oblong cake pan. Upon baking the rolls would attach to each other and become a pull-apart bread. When you tear the rolls apart you … Continue reading Milk Dinner Rolls (Tangzhong Method) 湯種牛奶小餐包

Hokkaido Milk Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種北海道牛奶頂角吐司

A couple of days ago my younger son suddenly said to me, “Mommy, can I have the bread you made that is very soft?” so here I baked this Hokkaido milk bread again. I employed the tangzhong method here as it made the bread so pillowy and fluffy. A dough made with tangzhong could trap … Continue reading Hokkaido Milk Pain de Mie (Tangzhong Method) 湯種北海道牛奶頂角吐司