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Coconut Bread

Coconut Bread

This bread has the lovely texture and fragrance of coconut.
Bake these plump bread with yeast or homemade leaven.

Ingredients: 8 bread rolls

Yeast Version
Bread (strong) flour
200 g
Cake flour
50 g
Coconut milk
170 g
Sugar
30 g
Unsalted butter
30 g
Salt
3 g
Dry yeast
3 g
☆Shredded coconut
30 g
☆Walnuts
30 g
Homemade Leaven Version
Strong (bread) flour
250 g
Homemade leavening agent (1:1 ratio 3x proved)
100 g
Coconut milk
140-150 g
Sugar
30 g
Salt
3 g
☆Unsalted butter
30 g
☆Shredded coconut
30 g
☆Walnuts
30 g

Steps

1. Roast the walnuts and chop finely.
2. Yeast Version: Place all of the ingredients, except for the butter and ☆ ingredients, into the bread baker and press start. After 5 minutes, add the butter and place the ☆ ingredients into the yeast compartment.
3. Leave it up to the bread maker until the first proofing.
4. Divide into 8 portions and form each into round balls. Cover with a damp cloth for 15 minutes.
5. Round out the balls. Place on a baking tray and use scissors to cut crosses in the tops. Let sit until double in volume for the second proofing.
6. Bake for 12 minutes in a preheated 180°C oven. Adjust the time as needed.
7. When baked, cool on a cooling rack.
8. Homemade Leavening Version: Place all of the ingredients except for the ☆ ingredients into the bread maker and let it knead until smooth. Add the ☆ ingredients and let it continue kneading until the dough is smooth again.
9. Transfer to a bowl and let it proof the first time until double in volume.
10. Once it has risen, divide into 8 rounded portions, Cover with a damp cloth and let sit for 20 minutes.
11. Then follow Steps 5-7 from the yeast version.
12. This bread will turn out fluffy and airy with the delicious aroma of coconut.
13. Don't substitute the coconut milk for soy or regular milk. You must use coconut milk.
14. Bagels made with coconut milk are also delicious Recipe ID: 1915114.
15. Using coconut milk gives a tropical feeling It's also great in curry Recipe ID: 1815653.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love the savory scent of coconut so I tried using it to make some bread.