Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Eggless Chocolate Hot Cross Bun 无蛋巧克力复活节的十字包

Yup, another festive bread coming your way.....
This is the most popular bun which is traditionally eaten during Easter Day, all over the globe. However, I personally prefer extra fluffy kind of bread and I also want something special for a trial. And so, here it is my eggless chocolate flavour hot cross bun. I am loving it ! Please read on if you're interested.

Ingredients :
220gm   bread flour
30gm   cocoa powder
1-1/2 TB  sugar
1 tspn  yeast
110ml   warm milk
80ml    water
20gm   butter, chopped
* 1 cup   chocolate chips

Ingredients for white paste :
3 TB  all purpose flour
2-1/2 TB  water
(stir till thick paste is formed then transfer to pipping bag)
1 pce  pipping bag

* 2 TB  apricot jam mixed with 1 tspn hot water for glazing

Method : 
(1)  combine flour, cocoa powder, yeast & sugar into a big bowl and mix well.
(2)  stir in water & milk to foam s sticky dough, then add in butter and continued kneading till smooth & elastic. Set aside to rest for an hour or till double in size.
(3)  now, punch to release excess air from dough then add in chocolate chips and fold dough till well cooperated. Divide dough into 58gm each and round it.
(4)  place dough to 9x9" greased baking tray and let to rest for 45 minutes..
(5)  now, squeeze on the cross sign with white paste from the pipping bag.and then bake at preheated oven 180'C for about 15 minutes. Brush on apricot jam all over the bread topping for shinny effect.

And here is the irresistible yuumy eggless chocolate bun.!  The texture is just wonderful. Hope you guys will love it too. Enjoy !


Angie Schneider said...

Soft and tender .. these buns are bakery perfect, Kristy.

Pam said...

Hi Kristy! I love hot cross buns! I've never had chocolate ones though and they sound delicious! I agree with Angie, bakery perfect! And I need to give this a try.

Liz Berg said...

I don't think I've ever even eaten a hot cross bun! My mom would make an Easter bread with eggs baked in, but never the buns. Your chocolate version looks incredible!!

Kitchen Riffs said...

Love hot cross buns! Never had a chocolate one, though -- have to try these. Thanks!

ZazaCook said...

Wow, these chocolate buns sound completely delicious!

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