Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Custard Buns/ Sweet Buns


When I was baking Pizza was left with some yeast mixture. Then I thought to experiment with it.
Immediately I remembered Deepa's (Hamaree Rasoi) Dry fenugreek buns and bumped into her blog to find the basic recipe for buns. Her recipe was the best. I took the basic ingredients form it and prepared these buns they turned out superb. Here comes the recipe for custard Buns/ Sweet Buns.
Ingredients:
All purpose flour/Maida- 3cups
Custard Powder-3ts
Sugar-3ts
Salt-1/4ts
Butter-1/4cup
Dry active Yeast- 1ts
Olive oil-1ts
Milk -3/4cup
Sesame seeds-few

Directions:
  • Take all purpose flour in a mixing bowl and add sugar + Custard Powder + Salt and mix well.
  • Now heat the milk to luke-warm( when you dip, it should not hurt your finger), add dry active yeast and wait for 20min.
  • Pour this yeast mixture and butter onto the flour and mix them till they blend very well. Now knead to form a soft dough.

  • Transfer this dough to a greased bowl and spread some oil on the top of the dough.

  • Rest this dough for about 1hr by covering with damp cloth.
  • Now you will see the dough doubles in size. Punch the dough and knead it.
  • Rest this dough for an another 10min.
  • Mean while pre-heat the oven to 350F or 180C.
  • Now knead the dough again, and divide the dough into 8 equal parts.
  • Transfer them on to a greased baking tray, press some sesame seeds on top of each dough-let and brush with some olive oil.
  • Bake them for about 10-15min or until they turn golden brown. 
  • After removing the buns from the oven, brush them with butter/ olive oil for extra shine.
  • Serve them with tea.
  • Here deepa also suggested one wonderful tip to keep the buns soft & just like you find in restaurants  cover them with damp cloth.

I would like to thank Deepa for the basic recipe. Hope you all like my recipe. Keep visiting my blog for more recipes :)

13 comments:

  1. This looks like a great recipe!

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  2. Yummy and flavorful looking buns..

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  3. Nice buns recipe with custard powder... will try it.

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  4. Looks delicious,adding custard powder sounds interesting,soft and flavorful..

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  5. Dear DD
    I love sweet buns, veru nice photography and an awesome bake indeed.
    Have a nice week

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  6. Looks gorgeous DD..Love sweet buns sometimes when I get bored of savory items..

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  7. wow deeps thats fab looking bune..there is somethg abt buns that attracts me a lot...and dis one sure does it

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  8. These look soft and delicious...Adding custard powder seems to give great flavor to it.

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  9. sweet buns are my fav. yours is perfectly baked.

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  10. Those buns looks super cute and beautiful..

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  11. wow...those buns lloks so soft n perfectly baked..nice idea of adding custard powder..might tasted great n have lots of flavor rt?? thankx DD for your quick response at my space:)

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  12. This looks gud n simple .bookmarked it

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  13. wow, those are new kind of buns, looks interesting :)

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