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A Chocolate Bun, Flour Recommendation, and More

Published 3 months ago • 1 min read

Does Valentine's Day put you in the mood for chocolate? It does me. 🙋🏼‍♀️

Yesterday, I tucked some semi-sweet chocolate into my favorite Tangzhong dinner rolls as I shaped them. Click on the video below to see how the chocolate rolls turned out.

But first, two things in regard to this Japanese Milk Bread Recipe

  1. I have changed the recipe slightly in the last couple of months. If you like to print off my recipes, I recommend taking another look. I decreased the amount of flour in the Tangzhong paste for two reasons. First, less flour makes for a better consistency of the paste. It also results in rolls that are even lighter than before. I didn't think it was possible, but they are.
  2. I'm impressed with Costco's organic, all-purpose, unbleached flour, which comes in a convenient bundle of two 10-lb. bags. At a price of $19 in my area, it is an outstanding value for high-quality, organic flour. I used it in the Chocolate Surprise Rolls, and the results were remarkable. Check out the exceptional layers and texture.
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My family and I love this recipe! I’ve made it several times and discovered that adding a little chocolate to the middle makes for a delicious chocolate bun. --LIANI

Thank you Liani, for this idea.


From a chocolate lover,


Disclaimer: I get nothing from Costco if you buy this flour, unless you buy it through Amazon, in which case, I earn from qualifying purchases.

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