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    Alex Goh's Basic Sweet Bun Dough

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    2 hrs 25 mins

    2 hrs

    25 mins

    tunasushi's Note:

    I love making this and putting different fillings etc in it...such buns are extremely popular in Asia

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    Serves: 16



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Mix flours, milk powder, yeast and sugar in a big bowl.
    2. 2
      Add the egg and cold water and mix to form a dough. Add in the butter and salt and knead till a smooth dough forms. This takes a while.
    3. 3
      At first the dough will be greasy and seem as if there is too much butter in it. But as you knead and knead and knead, it will eventually get to the point you want it to be.
    4. 4
      Cover with clingwrap and let rise for about 1 hour or till doubled in size.
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 380 farenheit.
    6. 6
      Divide dough into portions of 50 or 60 gm each. Shape into balls and leave it to rest for abt 10 minutes Roll out dough and wrap with desired fillings. Shape as required and let it proof on lined or greased baking tray for another 50-60 mins or until dough is double in size.
    7. 7
      Brush dough with egg wash, or milk, if you want it to be less brown, and bake till golden brown and cooked.
    8. 8
      Immediately brush with melted butter after taking it out of the oven and cover with a tea cloth to give it a soft crust.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 09, 2009


      I have to say that that using all the ingredients makes good bread. But thats IF you DONT follow directions. First of all the mesurements are all off. I converted the ounces to cups etc, but it was still off horribly. You need WAY more flour than it tells you. Also its not specific AT ALL about how long to cook it. The first time I accidently skipped a step. That was my fault. However this time I did what I did the first time and it was use all the ingredients but different amounts. Which resulted in good dough. However it does NOT tell you how long to bake it and I accidentally burned it. The recipe overall is a good idea in theory, but if you try it youre definitely going to have to make modifications. Also watch the bread like a hawk!! >.<

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    • on November 18, 2006


      wow,the dough is very easy to work with. I didn't add any adjustments on flour at all. I got 16-60g roll and 2- 50g rolls. Baked mine 350 for 20min. I filled my buns with pork, and some with coconut filling. Although it didn't turned out as soft (when warm) after it cooled down

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    Nutritional Facts for Alex Goh's Basic Sweet Bun Dough

    Serving Size: 1 (80 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 230.8
    Calories from Fat 37
    Total Fat 4.1 g
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    Cholesterol 22.4 mg
    Sodium 274.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 42.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 7.5 g
    Protein 5.7 g

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