Bread Roll with Chocolate
This is a cute bread roll filled with chocolate. Bread roll may look difficult to form, but it is easy with small tips and with chocolate!
- Dough made from 300g of wheat (
check this dough recipe*1, *2)
- Refer to the dough recipe until the first fermentation.The Easiest and Simplest Japanese Bread DoughThe easiest and simplest Japanese bread dough recipe. Easy to handle and bakes up fluffy, perfect for sweet buns and souzai pan.Tips for Baking Japanese BreadThis is a list of tips for baking Japanese bread that can't be written down in a recipe. Please take a look at it before you bake bread.
- When the dough has doubled in size, start forming.
- Gently press the dough 2-3 times to release the gas.
- Take out the dough and cut it into pieces of desired weight (*3), and form into a ball.
- Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough so that it is thicker at the front and thinner at the back (*4).
- Fold both sides to make a triangle.
- Roll out with a rolling pin to a length of 25 cm (*5).
- Place a piece of chocolate in front (*3) and roll it up while pulling the dough.
- Place the dough, end of roll side down, on a baking sheet covered with a cookie sheet.
- Gently cover with a wet cloth or plastic wrap and leave to ferment for 30-45 minutes until doubled in size.
- Preheat the oven to 175℃.
- Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until the dough is browned.
*1Using 300g of flour, the number of doughs that can be formed after the second fermentation is as follows;18 pieces of approx. 30g dough12 pieces of approx. 45g dough9 pieces of approx. 60g dough6 pieces of approx. 90g dough *2For ease of forming, I recommend dividing the dough into 45g or 60g portions. *3I rolled 12g of chocolate onto 45g of dough. The chocolate is quite thick, so be sure to roll the dough out enough and cut chocolate into good sized pieces before rolling. When I used half of the chocolate (6g), it was easier to form, but I was disappointed when I ate it because there was not enough chocolate. *4It may sound complicated to write that “the front is thicker and the back is thinner”, but if you use a rolling pin and roll it out all the way to the back, it will look like this. The key is to roll it out all the way to the edge. *5Normally, you roll out the dough from the front to the back, but in this case, roll out the dough from the back to the front, from the top of the triangle to the bottom, so that the top doesn’t widen and the bottom gets wider.
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