40 mins method soft milk bun

40 mins method soft milk bun


  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup warm milk
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup bread flour (scope out 3 tablespoon and replaced with 2 tablespoon cake flour and 1 tablespoon wholemeal flour)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon beaten egg
  • remaining egg add in some milk for egg wash


  1. Add instant yeast, brown sugar, caster sugar, olive oil, milk into a mixing bowl, stirred it and rest aside for 15 mins till you will see floating foam as showed in the picture.
  2. Mix in flour, salt and 1 tablespoon of beaten egg then use a spatula to fold and mix well the mixture into a dough form.
  3. Then use electric kneading hook to knead for about 5-10 mins or till well combined.
  4. Then take out the dough and hand knead for another 1-2 mins.
  5. Roll, cut and shape into 6 small dough.
  6. Grease little oil on the baking pan and line the dough in, cover with wet cloth and let it proof for about 10 mins.
  7. Brush egg wash onto the bread.
  8. Bake at pre heat oven at 200 degrees C for 15mins (baking time vary for different oven)


Just for your information, although this method is name 40 mins bread bun but in fact I used about an hour for the whole process. Recipe adapted from http://www.thedomesticgoddesswannabe.com/2014/04/40-minute-bread-rolls.html?m=1