Tuesday, November 13, 2018

White Bean Paste Buns


White Bean Paste Buns
(basic bread recipe adapted from cook kafemaru)

Ingredients:
110g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
30g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
10g strawberry powder
1/2 tsp instant yeast
1/4 tsp salt
100g hokkaido milk
20g fine sugar
15g salted butter

Fillings
white bean paste (or red bean paste)

Sakura flowers (optional)

Method:
1. Combine all ingredients (except butter) in a big bowl & knead till combined & smooth. Then, add in butter & continue to knead till elastic. Proof for 1hr.
2. De-gas the dough & divide into 6 portions (45g each). Rest the dough for 10mins.
3. Roll out dough, add fillings & shaped the dough as desired. Top with sakura for decoration. Proof for 1hr.
4. Bake in a preheated oven at 160C for 15mins.
 
 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Moist Chocolate Cake


Moist Chocolate Cake
(recipe adapted from cook kafemaru)
~yields 8 small cakes

Ingredients:
50g coconut oil
70g fine sugar
120g hokkaido milk
100g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
1 tsp baking powder
20g cocoa powder

50g reeses peanut butter chips
8 speculoos cookies + extras (chopped) to add into batter 

Method:
1. In a mixing bowl, sift in flour, cocoa & baking powder. Whisk till combined.
2. Add in sugar, milk & coconut oil. Stir in chips & speculoos cookies.
3. Pour batter into prepared mould & top with a speculoos cookie.
4. Bake in a preheated oven @160C for 13mins.  

 

Monday, November 5, 2018

Baked Japanese Curry Buns


Baked Japanese Curry Buns
(basic bread dough recipe adapted & modify slightly from Carol)

Ingredients:
starter dough
200g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
1/2 tsp instant yeast
130g water    

main dough 
70g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
30g Blue Jacket Plain Flour
50g water
2 Tbsp sugar
30g Cowhead salted butter, soften

Fillings:
2 chicken thigh, remove skin & fats & cut into cubes
1 medium onion, peeled & cut into cubes
1 medium carrot, peeled & cut into cubes
1 medium potato, peeled & cut into cubes
3 Japanese curry cubes
water
black pepper
*sauté onions in a bit of oil till fragrant. Add in onion, carrot & potato & fry for 5mins. Add in chicken & fry for another 5mins. Add in water & let them cooked for 10mins. Add in black pepper & curry cubes & stir till dissolved. Cooked for few minutes till the mixture thickens slightly. Leave to cool for later use

breadcrumbs

Method:
1. Mix starter dough ingredients together & knead till smooth & window pane stage. Proof for 1hr.
2. Mix main dough ingredients (except butter) together with starter dough & knead till combined. Add in butter & knead till window pane stage. Proof for 1 hr.
3. De-gas the dough. Divide into equal portions. Roll out each dough & wrap fillings. Spray some water on each dough & roll them onto breadcrumbs. Proof for 1hr.
4. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 for 12mins.

Extremely soft & fluffy buns =)

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Mango Mousse Cake


Mango Mousse Cake
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from Baking Library)

Sponge cake:
70g egg yolks
40g sugar
4 Tbsp vegetable oil
3 Tbsp water
95g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
140g egg whites
40g sugar
*chiffon cake method
 
mousse layer:
350g mango cubes
2 Tbsp icing sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon zest

1 Tbsp gelatin bloom in 2 Tbsp water
250g fresh whipped cream

*blend mango cubes, sugar, lemon juice & zest till smooth. Microwave gelatin mixture & allow it to cool slightly. Fold the mango puree, gelatin mixture & whipped cream together till combined.

Assembly:
1. Place a sponge layer onto a 8" cake ring. Pour mousse over & add extra mango cubes. Cover with a bit more mousse before placing another layer of cake. Then top with more mousse till cake ring is full to brim.
2. Fridge for at least 4hrs.