Bak Kwa Bread

Breakfast
Oven
Pork

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

6 pax

With a bit of bak kwa that you probably have purchased for your CNY stash, be ready to create this fluffy bread recipe that’s perfect not just for the festivities, but any day of the week! Make sure to distribute the bak kwa and spring onions evenly, and ensure that the bread sounds hollow after baking by tapping it with a knife.
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Ingredients

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bak kwa, chopped
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bak kwa, chopped
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spring onions, chopped
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spring onions, chopped
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tbsp
tbsp
of egg wash (for glaze)
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tbsp
tbsp
of egg wash (for glaze)

Dough:

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bread flour
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bread flour
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tsp
salt
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tsp
tsp
salt
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fine sugar
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fine sugar
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tsp
tsp
chicken buillion powder
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tsp
tsp
chicken buillion powder
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instant yeast
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instant yeast
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cold fresh milk
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cold fresh milk
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eggs (see step 2)
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eggs (see step 2)
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butter, chilled
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butter, chilled

Steps

1

Add bread flour, salt, fine sugar, chicken stock powder, instant yeast together in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer (use the dough hook attachment). Mix for a minute.
Add bread flour, salt, fine sugar, chicken stock powder, instant yeast together in the mixing bowl of a stand mixer (use the dough hook attachment). Mix for a minute.
Mark as completed

2

Beat 2 eggs with a fork. Set aside 2 tbsp of egg for the glaze.
Beat 2 eggs with a fork. Set aside 2 tbsp of egg for the glaze.
Mark as completed

3

Add cold milk and eggs to the mixing bowl. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed
Add cold milk and eggs to the mixing bowl. Mix for 5 minutes on medium speed
Mark as completed

4

Add chilled butter and mix for another 5 minutes. The dough should be stretchy.
Add chilled butter and mix for another 5 minutes. The dough should be stretchy.
Mark as completed

5

Flour the work surface. Transfer dough to the work surface. Shape into a round.
Flour the work surface. Transfer dough to the work surface. Shape into a round.
Mark as completed

6

Place the dough in a bowl. Cover with a clean damp cloth. Proof for 20 min.
Place the dough in a bowl. Cover with a clean damp cloth. Proof for 20 min.
Mark as completed

7

On a clean work surface, stretch the dough into a large rectangle.
On a clean work surface, stretch the dough into a large rectangle.
Mark as completed

8

Distribute bak kwa and spring onions evenly.
Distribute bak kwa and spring onions evenly.
Mark as completed

9

Roll up the dough and cut into 6 pieces.
Roll up the dough and cut into 6 pieces.
Mark as completed

10

Place 3 pieces in each greased loaf mould.
Place 3 pieces in each greased loaf mould.
Mark as completed

11

Cover the loaves with a clean damp cloth. Proof for 50 min.
Cover the loaves with a clean damp cloth. Proof for 50 min.
Mark as completed

12

When the dough has doubled in size, it is ready to be baked.
When the dough has doubled in size, it is ready to be baked.
Mark as completed

13

Brush egg glaze on surface. Bake for 25 minutes at 170-180ºC. When it is done, the bread should sound hollow when tapped with a knife.
Brush egg glaze on surface. Bake for 25 minutes at 170-180ºC. When it is done, the bread should sound hollow when tapped with a knife.
Mark as completed

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