Fluffy and Crispy Melon Bread

Fluffy and Crispy Melon Bread

These melon bread buns are fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside. They're sweet, delicious, and look like melons with their criss-cross patterns!

Ingredients: 5 melon bread buns

Bread dough:
Bread (strong) flour
130 g
Cake flour
20 g
4 g
15 g
15 g
Skim milk
12 g
100 ml
Dry yeast
3 g
Cookie dough:
Cake flour
90 g
15 g
Granulated sugar
30 g
30 g


1. Put the bread dough ingredients in a bread maker, and wait until the 1st proofing is done. If you are kneading with your hands, refer to Recipe ID: 1656130 from Step 1 to Step 11.
2. [Cookie dough] Cream the butter with a spatula, adding the granulated sugar, until the mixture becomes fluffy and white.
3. Add the egg and mix until the mixture becomes smooth.
4. Add the cake flour, mix, and roll into a ball.
5. Cover with plastic wrap, and let it sit for about 30 minutes in the fridge.
6. When the dough is ready, divide into 5 portions (60-65 g each). Arrange on a baking sheet, and let them sit for about 10 minutes.
7. Divide the cookie dough into 5 portions (30 g each), and roll out with a rolling pin.
8. Form the bread dough into balls again, and place the seams up on the cookie dough, then wrap them one by one.
9. Brush with water and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
10. Make lines, and let them proof for the 2nd time for 30 minutes at 35-40℃.
11. Bake in the preheated oven for about 13 minutes at 200℃ and you're done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I created this recipe because I simply wanted to make melon bread.