Slices of Pandan Killer Toast Bread
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Pandan Killer Toast

This easy-to-make, one proofing bread is so soft and fluffy! Super good on busy days!
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Bread
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 1 x 450g Loaf Pan

Ingredients

  • 240 g bread flour + 10g plain / top flour (or 260g bread flour)
  • 10 g milk powder (for baking use)
  • 3 g instant yeast
  • 110 g water
  • 12 g pandan leaves, cut
  • 160 g egg + pandan water*
  • 30 g sugar
  • 2 g salt
  • 30 g butter

Instructions

  • Prepare the pandan water by blitzing the water and pandan leaves in a food processor. Strain the mixture to extract the pandan water.
  • Place an XL or L egg in a bowl, on a weighing scale. Top up the pandan water till 160g. If there is not enough pandan water, simply add a little more water.
  • Place all ingredients (except butter) together in your mixing bowl, or bread machine inner pan. Knead the dough together for about 3-4 mins. As the dough comes together, add in the butter and knead till window pane stage.
  • Divide the dough into 2 portions. Roll each dough out flat, swiss roll it up along the longer edge (so you'd get a longish bread dough). Place dough into greased or lined bread loaf pan. Repeat for the other dough.
  • Cover loaf pan with a pc of damp cloth or cling wrap. Let dough proof to 90% of pan's height. It may take a little while longer than usual proofing time. It took about 1+h for mine. You can try placing it near hotspots in your kitchen for better proofing.
  • When the dough is nearing 90% of the bread pan, preheat oven to 175C. Bake in the preheated oven, on 2nd lowest rack for 30-37 mins. While the bread is baking for about 15 mins, you can check if the top of the bread is getting too brown. You can tent the top with a pc of aluminum foil or baking paper.
  • Once bread is nicely browned and baked, cool completely on wire rack before storing in air tight container.