Ingredients: (yields 10 buns)
250g bread flour
120g cold water
10g milk powder
7.5g instant yeast (1.1/2 tsp+1/4tsp+1/8tsp)
20g soft butter
30g black sesame seed (roast and grind into powder)
1) Mix yeast and egg together. Put all the ingredients except butter in a mixing bowl, using a hook whisk to beat the dough appears roughly and dense, or the dough attaches on hook. Add in butter continue to beat until the dough is smooth and elastic. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover with a piece of damp cloth or cover with clingwrap to rest for 30 minutes.
2) Beat for 2 minutes. Divide dough into 50 g per portion. Wrap in your favourite filling (30 g each) and shape into your desired pattens. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Leave to prove for 45 minutes.
3) Spray water on the buns, and bake in preheated oven at 200 degree C for 12 minutes.