Friday, June 29, 2012

Cranberry Milky Buns -蔓越莓奶酥面包

Recipe: Adapted from The Second Book of Baking for Beginners by Carol

Ingredients for the filling:
80g unsalted butter ( I use salted butter) - room temperature
60g icing sugar
10g Parmesan cheese powder
80g full cream milk powder
15g egg  - beaten
30g cranberry

Bread dough:
270g High Protein flour
30g low protein flour
1/2 teaspoon instant dried yeast
50g egg (about 1 egg)
30g sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
150ml milk
30g unsalted butter

some dessicated coconut

Method for filling:
1) Beat unsalted butter till creamy.
2) Add in icing sugar continue to beat until well combine.
3)  Add in parmesan cheese powder and milk powder into (2) mix well with a spatula.
4) Add in egg, mix well to form a dough.
5) Add in cranberries, mix well.
6) wrap with cling-wrap,  chill in the fridge until use.

Method for the dough:
1) Put all the ingredients (except butter) into a mixing bowl, beat until a smooth dough is formed.
2) Add in butter and beat until the dough is smooth and elastic.
3) Place dough into a lightly greased big bowl, cover with a piece of damp cloth or cling-wrap for first proofing  1-1.1/2 hours till double in size.
4) Scale dough into 8 equal portions (about 70g each), roll into round. Cover and rest for 10-15 minutes.
5)  While waiting, take out the filling from fridge, divide into 8 equal portions (about 33g each) roll into round. Leave aside.
6) Lightly flatten the dough with a rolling pin into a flat disc (about 12cm in diameter). Place a filling (5) in the center.  Gather edges and seal. Make sure the edges are seal nicely.
7) Arrange them onto a greased baking tray and spray water on the surface. Put inside the oven for final proofing for 50-60 minutes till double in size.. Take them out from the oven just 8-10 minutes before the ending of the proofing time. Preheat the oven at 170 degree C. 
6) Brush with egg wash, and sprinkle with dessicated coconut. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes till golden brown.


  1. Your bread looks very nice and soft! I like the filling too!

  2. hi茵茵, thank you for your compliment. The filling goes well with the bread.

  3. Hi Veronica, your bread look very soft and nice. The filling look very tempting, can make mine with extra filling? LOL

    Have a nice weekend.