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Pandan Coconut Bread Roll

Julia strikes again! She simply cannot get enough of the humble Pandan! Today she brings us another of her favourite recipes - "Pandan Coconut Bread Roll". We did ask her to consider marrying Pandan and Banana, but her children are not banana fans so Coconut it is! Anyway, we have Coconut Milk Powder in our store to complement this recipe, so why not!

Recipe for Pandan Coconut Bread Rolls

(9 rolls in a 8”x8” square)

Ingredients for Tang Zhong: *Bread flour 20g *Cream 30g *Water 70g

(Tang Zhong is an Asian yeast-bread technique that results in soft, fluffy bread.)

Ingredients for bread dough: *Bread flour 310g *Sugar 15g

*Salt 1 tsp *Water 93g *Coconut cream 67g (use 2 tspn Coconut Milk Powder diluted in 67g water) *Yeast 7g *Unsalted butter 32g * Pandan powder 2 tbsp

Ingredients for filling: *Unsalted butter (melted) 90g *Egg yolk 35g *Desiccated coconut 50g *Sugar 10g

Pandan is the new Black, actually Green as predicted by Nigella Lawson. You can see it trending daily with a lot of dessert shops calling themselves "Pandan". Pictured here are Pandan cinnamon rolls, Pandan sausage bread rolls and Pandan bears (these are too cute to eat!).


(1) Make the Tang Zhong by mixing everything together over low heat. Place into the fridge overnight.

(2) Mix Tang Zhong with bread dough. Form a ball and let it proof until more than double its size.

(3) Make the filling. Whisk the ingredients until creamy and well mixed.

(4) Roll the dough to 25cm x 45cm in size. Spread 1/3 of the filling onto the dough leaving 1/3 of the dough untouched.

(5) Fold the top 1/3 of the dough downwards the middle and then fold the bottom 1/3 upwards. Rotate the dough 90 degrees and roll the dough out to 45x30cm.

(6) Spread the remaining filling evenly across the surface. Roll the dough to form a log and slice into 9 pieces. Put into tin to proof until double size.

(7) Brush with egg wash and bake at 180C for 30 minutes until golden.

About Julia

Julia hails from Hong Kong and currently resides in Melbourne. She found our Pandan last year and fell in love with it immediately. She has now being "PANDAN-ing" a lot of recipes e.g. Pandan Donut, Pandan Coconut Crisps, Pandan Sausage Buns, Pandan Egg Tarts, Pandan Macau Almond Cookies, Pandan Bread Rolls, Pandan Mini Cheesecakes and many more. She´s not into publicity so Julia calls herself a home baker. Her children have all grown up, so with time to spare, she is loving the time she spends baking. It was good to catch up with Julia recently at the Melbourne Cake Bake & Sweets Show. Thank you Julia for reaching out to us!

Next recipe by Julia is this delectable Pandan Donut, and maybe even Pandan Cookies! Watch this space!

Do follow and visit Julia´s Instagram @julia.loves.pandan, especially if you love pandan, new recipes and home cooking!


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