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Saturday, 16 March 2019

Fluffy Japanese Milk Bread Recipe

Very easy and quick Japanese milk bread recipe, bake up incredibly soft and less chewy. There's nothing like the homemade aroma wafting through the kitchen as it bakes.

Makes 12
463g whole dough
38g each dough or makes 1 (2lb) loaf


• 260g bread flour
• 180g cold milk
• 1 tsp, 4g allinson yeast
• 30g granulated sugar

20g, butter, soften

1) In a bowl, add bread flour, cold milk, dried yeast, and granulated sugar, stir until just combined.
Knead the dough until smooth and elastic about 10 minutes, and springs back when pressed on with your fingers and is no longer sticky.

2) Transfer the kneaded dough to a greased bowl, rise in a warm oven for 1 hour. Divide the dough into 12 pieces. shape into a round balls. place them on a prepared tray and second rise again for another 30 minutes. Sprinkle some flour over the top before baking.

3) Bake in preheated oven 150°C for 18 minutes. Everyone's oven is different, you have to adjusting the temperature and baking time.

Helpful Tips:
1) Yeast is best stored in the refrigerator, as the fungud in it will be killed at high temperatures. Before using yeast check the production date and storage life of your yeast. Refrigerate it as soon as possible after each use. The main cause of bread falling to rise is bad yeast.
2) Store a bread in an airtight bag or airtight container and keep fresh for 2 days. 
3) The best way to store bread for freshness is in the freezer for about 1 month. after defrost the bread, reheating and serve, tastes like fresh-baked. 
4) It's recommended to use an oven thermometer.
5) If it's a winter day, the common problem is that dough won't rise. Ideal rise temperatures are between 35°C-37°CUsing a warm oven by turn your oven on and off or with boiled water on the underneath to help your dough rise perfectly. 

Recipe Source: JosephineRecipes.Co.Uk

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