Plaited Coconut Bread 椰子面包

    1 day 2 hours

    When this coconut bread was baking inside the oven, my whole kitchen was full of the lovely coconut aroma!


    Johor, Malaysia
    2 people made this

    Makes: 10 buns

    • Gelatinized dough
    • 100 g bread flour
    • 70g boiling water
    • To make the basic sweet bread dough
    • 300g bread flour
    • 100g plain flour
    • 80g sugar
    • 20g milk powder
    • 1 tbsp instant yeast
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 175ml cold water
    • 1 cold grade A egg
    • 60g cold butter, cubed
    • To prepare plaited coconut bread
    • 70g butter
    • 120g sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tsp pandan paste (optional)
    • 1 drop green food coloring
    • 110g desiccated coconut
    • 50g milk powder

    Prep:1day  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:1day2hr 

      Gelatinized dough:

    1. Place flour in a mixing bowl. Add hot boiling water and mix with wooden spoon to form a rough dough. Cover bowl with cling film and leave dough to cool in the fridge for at least 12 hour, and up to 48 hours.
    2. To make the sweet bread dough:

    3. Combine flours, sugar, milk powder, yeast and salt together in a mixing bowl.
    4. Tear the gelatinized dough into pieces and add to the bowl along with the eggs.
    5. Using a stand electric mixer, mix on low speed, adding cold water gradually.
    6. Mix until dough is well combined and leave the sides of bowl. Add in the cold butter cubes and mix on medium speed until dough is smooth.
    7. Shape dough into a ball, leave to proof for 40mins or until doubled.
    8. Assembly:

    9. Cream butter and sugar until light. Add in egg , pandan paste, green colouring, mix well.
    10. Add in desiccated coconut and milk powder, combine well. Shape it into balls, weight 35g each and refrigerated till it is firmed.
    11. Divide sweet bread dough into 70g each and shape it round. Let rest for another 10mins.
    12. Wrap coconut balls into dough, flatten the dough then roll it up like Swiss roll. Place it onto greased pan, make 7-8 cuts by using sharp scissors.
    13. Twist the cut section one to left and another to the right, until is done. Let it proof for 45mins.
    14. Egg wash and place in the middle shelve of the oven. Bake at 180c for 12-15mins.

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