Matcha Sweet Bread Buns
This Matcha Sweet Bread Buns have a magical crunchy, cookie crust. It's a crust that I dream about. It isn't actually melon flavored--it's name comes from the fact that it's cookie top's cracks and crevices resemble a melon rind.
🍴 RECIPE 🍴
2/3 cup of whole milk
2 1/4 tsp. of active dry yeast
1/3 cup + 1 tsp. of granulated sugar
3 cup of all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp of dry milk powder
2 Tbsp of Zen Tea Leaf® Matcha Green Tea Powder
1 tsp of salt
2 large eggs
4 Tbsp. of unsalted butter
6 Tbsp. of unsalted butter
1/3 cup of powdered sugar
1/3 cup of granulated sugar
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1 tsp. of Zen Tea Leaf® Matcha Green Tea Powder
3/4 tsp. of salt
1 large egg white
1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract
For the dough:
1. Whisk together yeast, milk & 1 tsp of granulated sugar until foamy.
2. Add 1/3 cup of granulated sugar, 3 cups flour, dry milk powder, Zen Tea Leaf® Matcha Green Tea Powder, salt & eggs.
3. Mix until smooth and add the butter in pieces.
5. Form dough into a round, grease a large bowl then place it inside.
7. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise for 1-1 ½ hours.
For the cookie topping
8. Mix cream sugars and butter until light and fluffy on medium speed.
9. Add flour, Zen Tea Leaf® Matcha Green Tea Powder & salt.
10. Add and beat egg white & vanilla extract.
11. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill in fridge.
12. Preheat oven to 375°F, 20 minutes before proofing time ends.
13. When the dough has doubled, turn out & cut into 8 pieces.
14. Shape into balls and place on a baking sheet.
15. Divide the cookie and roll out, on a lightly floured surface.
16. Place, cover & let rise for 45 minutes.
17. Cut desired pattern.
18. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
8. SERVE & ENJOY!
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