Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pain de Mie (Roti Tawar )


230 ml d'eau (ou jus de pomme ou lait )
2 càc de sel
20 g de margarine fondue
2 càs de sucre
450 g de farine
1 càs de levure sèche


Mélanger tous les ingrédients et pétrir.
J'ai utiliser ma MAP en mode pâte et le résultat est fabuleux !
Laisser lever pendant une heure (si vous utilisez la MAP, cette étape est comprise dans le programme).
Prendre la pâte et lui donner la forme de votre moule (à cake de préférence) et laisser lever a nouveau environ 3/4 d'heure (tout dépend de la température de la pièce, la pâte doit être bien levée et avoir doublée de volume).
Enfourner à 200 degrés pendant 30 minutes. 5 minutes avant la fin de la cuisson, j'ai sorti le pain du moule pour laisser le bas dorer !

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Makes 16 buns
375g bread flour
100g plain flour
35g milk powder
75g caster sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 sachet (7g or 2 1/2 tsp) instant dry yeast
1 egg, lightly beaten
150ml (approx.) lukewarm water, adjust as necessary
40g butter, cubed

Water-Roux Paste
25g (just under 2 tbsp) bread flour
125ml (1/2 cup) water

* Water-Roux is basically 1 part bread flour to 5 parts water.
Mix flour and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low to medium heat, stirring continuously until it reaches 65ºC. It should have thickened to a paste at this stage, that is when you stir you can see the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat, place a cling film over the paste and leave until lukewarm, or room temperature, before using. (Alternatively if you don’t have a thermometer, cook as before until it starts to thicken, then continue to cook for about 1 more minute before removing from heat.) This water roux can be kept in an airtight container after cooling in the refrigerator for 1 day if not used immediately. However DO NOT USE if it turns grey in colour, that means it has gone bad.
Water-roux paste.
For the Bun Dough:
1. Sift bread flour, plain flour, milk powder, caster sugar and salt onto the working surface. Add instant dry yeast and mix well. Form the flour mixture into a well. Add lightly beaten egg and lukewarm water roux and mix in. Gradually add just enough lukewarm water to form into a slightly sticky, soft dough. Knead for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic. During hand kneading, the dough also needs to be thrown onto the working surface once every few minutes between kneading to improve the dough structure. (I usually just pick up the dough to about head-high and throw it down onto the working surface 10 to 20 times every few minutes between kneading.)
2. Knead in butter until incorporated. (In many cookbooks, they mentioned that the dough at this stage should be able to be pulled and stretched into membrane, but it’s hard to achieve with hand kneading. I usually stop kneading when the dough sticks to the work surface and stretches like chewing gum when pulled!) Form the dough into a round ball and let it rise until double in size in a large greased bowl, cover with cling film (should take about 1 hour in warm weather, longer in winter months). Optimum room temperature for this first prove is 28°C with a humidity of 75%. To test if the dough has risen properly, dip a finger into bread or plain flour and poke down into the centre of the dough as far as your finger will go and pull out again – the hole should remain if it is ready. If the dough springs back, then it is not ready, continue to prove further.
3. Punch down, knead briefly and form into a ball shape. Then divide into 16 equal portions. The easiest way is to first divide equally into 4 larger portions first, then divide each of these again into quarters each. Form each into balls and let rest for 10 minutes.
Plain Water-Roux Buns (before final proving)
Plain water-roux buns before final proving..
4. Shape and fill the buns according to recipe. Place all finished buns on a greased baking sheet, lightly cover with cling film, and let rise until double in size (about 1 hour in warm weather, longer in winter months). Optimum room temperature for this final prove is 38°C with a humidity of 85%.
Plain Water-Roux Buns (after final proving)
Plain water-roux buns after final proving (double in size).
5. Bake in preheated 190°C oven for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Plain Water-Roux Buns
Plain water-roux buns after baking.

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