Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Pumpkin Sausage Bun

Hope no one is scare away by my horrible looking Pumpkin Sausage Bun, hehe...


The other time, i did the Sweet Potato Sausage Buns from Cooking Pleasure blog, this round, i try out with pumpkin.

Recipe from Cooking Pleasure blog :
Ingredients
[makes 10-12 pieces]
300 gm pau flour or plain flour
100 gm mashed sweet potatoes [I used purple sweet potatoes]
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
120-130 ml water
2 tsp yeast
3 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp white sesame seeds [optional]
some toasted black sesame seeds - for garnish [optional]

10 pieces chicken sausage - steamed for 10 minutes -  set aside to cool

Using a Dough Mixer or Hand Knead :

Combine all the ingredients [except sesame oil and seeds] in a mixing bowl.  Knead until soft [about 5-10 minutes].  Then add in the sesame oil, continue to knead until soft, smooth and elastic.  Add sesame seeds and knead for 1-2 minutes to mix well.

  • Shape into a ball and cover to rest for about 20-30 minutes or until double in size.

  • Punch down dough and remove dough to a floured surface, divide into 2 round balls.   Flatten each ball and cut into 5 equal portion.  Shape each portion in long slender strips.  
  • Use a strip to wrap a sausage into a roll.   Place roll on a piece of greaseproof paper.   Place shaped dough in the steaming tray.

  • Leave to prove for 15 - 20 minutes or until double in size.

  • Steam over high heat for 10 minutes in a steamer.  Off heat and leave rolls for a further 3 minutes before uncovering to cool on rack.  This is to prevent wrinkle,  rough skin  [sometimes they may be a little wrinkle - probably because of proofing time but the texture is unaffected].

  • By using half of the recipe, i should be using 150g plain flour and 50g mashed pumpkin, but instead i used 100g plain flour and 100g mashed pumpkin and what i get is that the dough is soft and sticky which makes me a bit more difficult and more time to shape the bun and in the end turns out to be ugly.

    30 comments:

    1. Hmm... Never tried this flavour before. Nice kah? Please courier some to me!

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    2. You should bake more often and sell them.

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    3. Nic eone...but lazy lah! If people make, I eat, ok lah. Hehehehehe!

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    4. Not horrible la!! Looks very tasty!

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    5. I also dont mind tasting them! :)

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    6. delicious pumpkin sausage bun..

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    7. Colour was ok, sum more with sausage. My son definitely loves it.

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    8. send some for me for tomorrow breakfast!

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    9. Twilight Man

      Not bad...

      Pls wait at your doorstep, hehe...

      Must do more practise... :)

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    10. Small Kucing

      I like the color, hehe...

      I hardly bake, so must do more practise, hehe...

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    11. Suituapui

      I lazy people, normally i do one is simple simple item, keke...

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    12. Hayley

      Compare to those selling outside, mine is horrible looking, hehe...

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    13. Claire

      Too bad u far away, if not can let u try out... :)

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    14. SK

      Good evening...

      So happen left 5 sausage from the previous doing, so use it up, hehe...

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    15. Angeline

      I only do when i see something i like, and normally i do one is simple simple item, hehe....

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    16. Sonia

      Wait at your doorstep ya, hehe...

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    17. Steamed pumpkin sausage buns - must be very tasty. I also want to wait at my doorstep for them, hehehehe.

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    18. wow, that should be tasty! I like it!

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