Wednesday, April 29, 2020


(recipe adapted & modify slightly from youtube)

40g unsalted butter, soften
120g icing sugar
few drops vanilla oil
65g egg
135g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
35g cocoa powder
1/4 tsp baking soda 
extra icing sugar

1. Cream butter & sugar together till slightly pale. Add in vanilla oil & egg & whisk till combined.
2. Sift in flour, cocoa powder & baking soda. Mix till a soft dough is formed. 
3. Put the dough in a plastic bag & chill in fridge for 2hours.
4. Divide dough into 15g each & coat with icing sugar. Arrange the balls onto a tray lined with silpat mat.
5. Bake in a preheated oven @160C for 30mins.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Matcha Red Bean Buns


100g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
1/4 tsp instant yeast 
100g water

Main dough 
215g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
10g matcha powder
100g water
15g fine sugar
1/2 tsp salt
12g unsalted butter

red bean paste 

 1. Pre-ferment: mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Cling wrap & leave in room temperature for 5hrs.

2. Put all ingredients (except butter) & pre-ferment into mixer & knead till a dough is formed. Add in butter & knead till the dough is soft & elastic. Check for window pane. Proof for 1hr.

3. De-gas the dough & divide into 6 bigger portions (55g each) & 12 smaller portions (20g each). Rest the dough for 15mins.

4. Roll each dough flat & wrap filling. For flower buns, wrap 40g fillings & donut buns, wrap 10g fillings. Proof for 1.5hrs.

5. Baked in a preheated oven @ 170C for 12mins.

Monday, April 6, 2020



1 cup Blue Jacket Plain Flour
1/2 tsp salt
65g water
3g natural blue powder 

*Fillings as desired

1. Mix all ingredients (except blue powder) together in a medium bowl. Knead till a rough dough is formed. Divide dough into 2 & add in blue powder into one dough. Knead both dough till smooth. Rest dough for 30mins.

2. Roll both dough into long cylindrical roll & divide into 20 pieces. Roll out dough & wrap fillings as desired.

3. Heat up a pan with some oil over medium heat. Placed the dumplings in & pan fried till the bottom of the buns are slightly brownish in color. Pour some water into the pan. Cover the pan with lid & turn on medium heat. After 6mins, open the lid & sprinkle sesame seeds & spring onion.