This homemade milk coffee bun is a wonderful addition to any meal, they are simply awesome with a cup of coffee or tea. These buns are topped with evaporated milk and granulated sugar for the perfect crust. The instant coffee adds in some wonderful flavor and the smell is pretty enticing while baking.
Eaten warm from the oven, the inside is perfectly soft with its sugary crunch. This recipe was incredibly easy, packs quite a big taste and leaves you feeling satisfied. Serve these buns as an extra special breakfast or scrumptious afternoon snack.
MILK COFFEE BUNS
Yield : 10 buns
2 C all purpose flour
2 tsp instant yeast
3 TB butter
2 TB sugar
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 C milk
2 tsp instant coffee
2 TB milk and sugar for topping
In a saucepan, scald the milk. Add in instant coffee, butter and sugar. Cool until lukewarm.
Place the flour and instant yeast in a mixing bowl.
Gradually add the milk mixture and salt, forms into soft pliable dough.
Knead by hand for 10 minutes until smooth.
Transfer into greased and covered bowl. Let rise until double for 1-1.5 hours.
Punch dough down, divide into 10 balls. Shape into smooth ball and place onto baking sheet.
Brush tops with milk, sprinkle the sugar. Let sit for 45 minutes. Towards the end of raising time, preheat oven @ 180C.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Transfer onto rack to cool.
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