Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Lim Kopi... Jiak Loti

A quick weekday breakfast at home is usually bread or sandwiches. These coffee with custard filling buns (more famously known as roti boy or roti mum) make a delicious snack at tea time, with a cup of coffee.  

You can use instant custard for the filling.  I have some leftover custard from here (without adding whipped cream).  If you are preparing a fresh batch of custard, do keep it in the fridge to harden up a little for easy handling.

Sweet bun recipe - refer to here

80g butter, rest at room temperature to soften
70g sugar
80g eggs (about 1.5 eggs)
80g plain flour
1 tsp instant coffee powder (or use coffee emulco)

1) Make sweet buns as per recipe.  After first proofing and resting, wrap each bun with a tablespoon of custard filling.  Proof the buns for second round.

2) Mix together butter, sugar and eggs till combined.  Add in plain flour.  Mix well.  Pour into piping bag fitted with a 1cm nozzle.

3) Pipe topping on top of bun in concentric circles and bake in preheated oven at 200C for about 12 minutes or till golden brown.

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