How to make Milk Bread | Soft and Fluffy

Love Hawaiian Bread? Then you will love this Milk Bread Recipe. Simple and wholesome ingredients combined with some easy baking techniques will result in this absolutely fluffy and soft Milk Bread that you will absolutely love.

The list of ingredients is very simple and clean. Makes you wonder why there are 20 ingredients in store-bought bread.

Milk Bread

Love Hawaiian Bread? Then you will love this Milk Bread Recipe. Simple and wholesome ingredients combined with some easy baking techniques will result in this absolutely fluffy and soft Milk Bread that you will absolutely love.
Servings: 1 2
Cost: 10

Ingredients

  • 320 grams Bread Flour
  • 20 grams Bread Flour
  • 1/2 cup Whole milk
  • 1/2 cup Evaporated milk (or just use whole milk again)
  • 1 pack INSTANT Rise Yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 stick Butter
  • 4 tbsp Sugar

Instructions

  • Step 1: cook 1/2 cup of whole milk with 20 grams of bread flour into a paste
  • Step 2: mix paste with 1 egg and 1/2 cup of evaporated milk (or whole milk)
  • Step 3: mix 320 grams of bread flour, 1 pack of Instant Rise yeast with mixture from Step 2 for 1 min. or until all dry ingredients are combined.  Rest dough for 10-15 minutes
  • Step 4: continue to mix dough and add 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt, 4 TBSP of sugar and 1/2 stick of butter one at a time at speed setting #2
  • Step 5: once all ingredients are all combined, mix at speed setting #4 for about 8 minutes
  • Step 6: do the stretch test; if dough stretches without tearing, it is ready
  • Step 7: rest dough for 1 hour covered in oven with oven lights on or rest dough for 1/2 hour in Instant Pot at Yogurt setting at medium heat
  • Step 8: deflate dough and get all air bubbles out and shape dough into desired form
  • Step 9: cover dough and let it rest for 30 minutes in oven with oven lights on
  • Step 10: pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Step 11: bake Milk Bread for 20-25 minutes; for small rolls 20 minutes should be good; for loaf size, 25 minutes is great; baking time does depend on how hot your oven gets
  • Step 12: ENJOY!

Video

Course Breakfast
Keyword: How to make milk bread, Milk Bread
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