Sweet & Savoury

From the UK - Sam’s Sweet Bread Buns
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins

These delightful bread rolls are soft and pillow like. They melt in your mouth and have a slight sweet flavor. This Sweet Bread recipe is easy to make, delicious and super versatile. Use this basic dough recipe to make a tasty assortment of buns and rolls.

  • 500 g White bread flour
  • 5 tbsp Cocavo Original
  • 2 Eggs
  • 200 ml Milk
  • 75 g White sugar
  • 7 g Yeast
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Soft brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp Desiccated coconut
  • 6 g Salt
  1. Mix 500g white bread flour with 6g of salt.

  2. Melt 3tbsp of plain Cocavo and mix in, plus two eggs.

  3. Gently warm 200ml of milk in a pan and stir in 75g white sugar and 7g yeast.

  4. Add to flour/Cocavo/egg mix. Turn out and knead for 10 min. If too wet, add flour. Leave till doubled in size.

  5. Meanwhile melt 2tbsp of Cocavo with 1 of butter, 2 of soft brown sugar, and 4 of desiccated coconut in a bowl over a pan of simmering water mixing constantly, then chill when combined.

  6. When dough has risen, knock back, halve into two sausages, and slice into 20-odd portions.

  7. Flatten each one into a hand size disc, put a spoonful of chilled filling in the middle, wrap the edges up and over and put the balls crease side down on grease proof paper on a tray. Repeat till tray full.

  8. Leave under plastic bag an hour to prove, brush generously with egg & water glaze, bake at 180C for at least 20 minutes until nicely coloured.

  9. Eat warm, great with a mug of coffee.

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