Sakura Paste Bun
(basic bread recipe adapted & modify slightly from Carol)
295g Blue Jacket Baguette Flour
5g sakura powder
1/2 tsp instant yeast
15g coconut oil
1/2 tsp salt
sakura paste (45g each)
10 sakura flowers, soaked & dry
1. Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix till combined. Cover with a cloth & proof for 30mins.
2. After 30mins, wet hands slightly & fold the dough corners towards the center of the dough. Proof for another 30mins. Repeat this process for another 2 times (there will be a total of 3 times folding in 2 hrs).3. Remove the dough onto a slightly floured table top. Divide dough into 10 portions. Rest the dough for 15mins.
4. Roll out slightly each dough & wrap fillings. Top each dough with a sakura flower & placed on a silpat mat. Proof for 1hr.
5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 100C for 20mins.
Divide the dough into 10 portions & rest them for 15mins.
Proofing in progress