If you have a breadmaker, this recipe is easy to follow and you don't have to go to the bakery to buy the buns any more.
If you don't have a breadmaker, it is alright. I have also written down the recipe using bare hands.
See the two methods below. Enjoy !
1 cup water
3 ¼ cups bread flour
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon yeast
Peanut butter, kaya, 1 egg yolk.
These buns can be made by using bread maker machine for the first mixing and proofing.
Recipe Using bread maker machine
1 Put all the ingredients listed above, except peanut butter, kaya and egg, in order listed with 1 cup water first, into the bread maker machine.
2 Start the cycle with mixing and proving.
3 When the cycle complete, remove the dough onto a floured surface, press down and form into small rounds.
4 Fill each small dough with peanut butter or kaya. Shape onto smalll round balls. Brush with beaten egg yolk and place on a greased baking pan.
5 Bake in the oven with 190 °C for 12 – 15 minutes.
Recipe Using hand (without Breadmaker)
1 Mix bread flour, sugar, salt and yeast together.
2 Add in water and egg and knead to form a dough.
3 Add in butter and knead to form a smooth dough.
4 Let the mixture prove for 45 minutes or till it double in size.
5 Flatten the dough and divide into small rounds.
6 Fill each ball with peanut butter or kaya. Shape into small round balls. Brush with beaten egg yolk and place on a greased baking pan. Leave to prove for 30 minutes or till double in size.
7 Bake in the oven with 190 °C for 12- 15 minutes.