(recipe adapted with minimal modification from Victoria Bakes)
230g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
30g Blue Jacket Plain Flour
1 tsp instant yeast
2 tsp matcha powder
*chocolate chips (for eyes)
*melted chocolate (for nostrils)
1. Mix all ingredients (except butter & matcha powder) in a mixer fitted with a dough hook & knead till dough is formed. Add in butter & knead till the dough is smooth & elastic. Remove 40g as plain dough & knead in matcha powder.
2. Divide matcha dough into 7 portions of 65g each (face), pinch a bit of dough for ears, brows & nose. Divide plain dough into 14 equal portions for sclera. Shaped the dough & wrap fillings. Place the dough on silpat mat. Proof for 1hr.
3. Add chocolate chips for the eyes before baking in a preheated oven at 160C for 12mins. After the buns are cool, use a toothpick to add on the nostrils using melted chocolate.