Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Santa Claus Pumpkin Bread Buns 圣诞老公公南瓜面包

Recipe adapted from here

Ingredients : yield about 990g dough
260g pumpkin puree
400g bread flour
80g cake flour
80g milk
12g instant yeast
60g brown sugar
2g salt
60g egg
80g butter, , soften at room temperature

Method :
  1. Combine all ingredients except butter and half portion of the milk in the mixer and beat until form the dough, slowly add in the balance of milk and continue to knead until the dough is not sticky.

  1. Add in the butter and continue to knead until the dough become smooth and elastic, until reach windowpane stage.

  1. Shape the dough into ball and place it in a greased bowl, spray some water at the dough and cover with a wet towel or cling wrap. Let it proof until double in size, about 45-60 mins.

  1. Divide dough into the desire portions in same weight (I weighed at about 50g each). Rest for 10 minutes.

  1. Shaped the dough, wrap with desire filling and place in the greased baking pan. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

  1. Spray with some water and let to proof until double in size, about 40 minutes.

  1. Brush some egg wash on top, follow by sprinkle with desire topping, if necessary.

  1. Bake in a 180C preheated oven until golden, about 15-17 minutes.
  2. Remove from oven and place on the wire rack to cool down.

  1. Keep in air-tight container after completely cool.

To Decorate, apply ketchap or tomato sauce on the Santa's nose and hat, mayonnaise for the eye brow and draw the lining of the hat, black coloring edible ink for the eyes, very thin layer of mayonnaise on the bottom of the face and drizzle with desiccated coconut as beard.

This is posted at Party Maketsy Blog and Party Maketsy Instagram as well, a blog that sharing all party related info.

This post is linked at Cook and Celebrate: Christmas 2015 
hosted by Yen from GoodyFoodies, Diana from The Domestic Goddess Wannabe 
and Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids.


  1. Beautiful Santa Claus pumpkin bread! Very festive and cute!

  2. Another lovely bread collections of yours. Perfect for the festive season. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you & family. ((hugs))
    Blessings, Kristy

  3. another great festive looking bread! Thanks for all your christmas theme posts for bake along and here's wishing you a wonderful healthy and yummy 2016!

  4. Hi Jess,

    Sorry for my visit and I hope that you had a wonderful Xmas celebration. These Santa buns are so adorable :D


  5. Hmm, really yummy and too much delicious please share its recipe with us i want to prepare it.chowringhee satya niketan menu


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