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Chinese Hot Dog Buns

asian bakery style hot dog sausage bread rolls

5 from 1 reviews

Soft and fluffy Asian bakery-style hot dog buns with lightly sweetened bread and a classic hot dog

Ingredients

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Roux

  • 24g Bread flour (3 tbsp)
  • 120ml Water (1/2 cup)

Dough

  • 380g Bread flour (2 3/4 cup)
  • 90g All purpose flour (3/4 cup)
  • 27g Milk powder (1/4 cup)
  • 78g Granulated sugar (1/3 cup 1 tbsp)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 7g Instant yeast (2 1/4 tsp)
  • 1 Large egg
  • 160ml Lukewarm water (2/3 cup)
  • 45g Unsalted butter (3 tbsp), room temperature

Glaze

  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp Whole milk

Assembly

  • 8 Thin hotdogs
  • Sesame seeds
  • Spring onion, chopped

Instructions

Roux

  1. Combine the water and flour in a small saucepan and whisk on medium heat until thickened into a paste
  2. Remove from the heat, cover, and cool until room temperature

Dough

  1. Combine bread flour, all-purpose flour, milk powder, sugar, salt, and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook
  2. Add the egg, water, and cooled roux and mix on medium for 3 minutes or until a rough dough forms
  3. Add the butter and continue to mix for 15-20 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic
  4. Roll the dough into a ball and place it in an oiled large bowl 
  5. Cover loosely with cling wrap and place in a warm place for 1-2 hours or until doubled in size
  6. Transfer the proofed dough to a floured work surface and press out the excess air
  7. Shape the dough into a rough rectangle and cut out 8 equal strips of dough
  8. Roll a portion of dough into a long log and wrap it around a hotdog
  9. Place it on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper and repeat with the remaining dough and hotdogs (make sure you leave enough space in between each bun for it to proof and expand)
  10. Cover with cling wrap and place in a warm place to proof for 30 minutes, or until almost doubled in size
  11. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180C/355F
  12. Combine the egg yolk and milk, and whisk until well combined
  13. Uncover the proofed buns and brush with the egg wash
  14. Bake for 13-15 minutes, or until golden brown
  15. Cool for 15 minutes before enjoying!

Keywords: hot dog, sausage, frankfurt, asian bakery bread, bread roll, buns

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