Green Tea and Red Bean Bread

Recipes | Buffalo Cookware Malaysia
  • 300gm high-gluten flour
  • 30gm sugar
  • 9gm milk powder
  • 6gm instant dry yeast
  • 6gm salt
  • 18gm unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 170ml warm water (30 degree celcius)
  • 5gm green tea powder
  • Red bean paste (self-cook or canned red bean paste)


  1. Add water to instant yeast powder and 1 tbsp sugar and mix well. Wait for 5-8 minutes until the yeast starts to bubble (if they yeast does not produce bubble means the yeast is not suitable for use)
  2. In a whisking bowl of Buffalo Mix Master, add flour, sugar, milk powder, yeast and salt. Mix until it becomes a dough.
  3. Add butter and mix until dough becomes smooth and elastic. (test elasticity by pulling the dough apart with both hands until a thin layer without breaking.)
  4. Divide dough into two equal portion.
  5. Add 10ml water into green tea powder and mix well. Add green tea to one portion and mix until evenly combined. Knead dough into a ball and place into a bowl. Cover the bowl in cling wrap and let dough rest for 1 hour to rise.
  6. Divide green tea powder dough and plain dough into two equal portions. Knead all dough to release the air. Shape each dough into a log and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  7. Using roller pin, flatten each dough individually. Place green tea dough onto plain dough, roll to flatten it and repeat this to the other set.
  8. Spread red bean paste onto the dough, then roll into a log. Repeat this to the other set. Cover dough with wet tea towel and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  9. Cut into 5cm wide sections. Grease butter to the inner pot. Arrange dough sections into inner pot starting from the side of the pot working towards the middle.
  10.  Close lid and select “Keep Warm” function for 20 minutes.
  11. After 20 minutes, select “Cake” function and adjust timing to 40 minutes.