Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Giraffe Toast 长颈鹿吐司

Try making this cute giraffe toast and I bet it will bring some fun back into your kitchen.
That's a funny shape, lol...
Giraffe Toast 长颈鹿吐司
(Pullman tin : 18cm x 10cm x 10cm)

A.  300g High protein flour
     10g Sugar (I used 25g brown sugar)
     10g Unsalted butter
     1g Salt
     180ml Water (I used milk)
     1 tsp instant yeast

B.  30g Dark chocolate, melted (I used 2 tbsp cocoa powder + 2 tbsp hot water)

  1. Mix all the ingredient A (except butter)knead until soft and smooth. Add in butter, continue to knead till window pane stage. (I used breadmaker # dough function).
  2. Remove 140g dough, set aside.
  3. Add melted chocolate in the remaining dough. Knead until all combined.
  4. Leave both dough to proof for 1 hour or double in size.
  5. Divide each dough into 8 equal portions.
  6. Roll out one portion of chocolate dough into flat rectangular sheet then roll up lenghtwise.
  7. Take a portion of original (white) dough, and roll into a flat rectangular sheet. place rolled chocolate dough in the middle and wrap white dough around it. seal seams well. 
  8. Repeat this process till all dough has been used up
  9. In a greased loaf pan, place 3 rolls on the bottom of the pan, then top with 2 rolls, and finally 3 more rolls on the top layer
  10. Proof till the dough reaches 80% of the height of the loaf pan
  11. Bake in preheated oven of 180 degrees for 35-40 mins (190c for 40 mins).
(Recipe reference : Victoria Bakes, originally from here)
  This post is linked to the event Little Thumbs Up (August 2015 : Brown Sugar and Molassesorganised by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and Doreen of My Little Favourite DIY,and hosted by Jess from Bakericious.


  1. So soft and pretty! Excellent job, Esther.

  2. 拍拍手!!!!好厉害哟!!!
    美丽的花纹 看了心情愉快呐

  3. 哇,好美,好美,你真棒 :)

  4. 很漂亮哦,很有满足感hor。。。

  5. you must be pleased with your giraffe toast..... I do!

  6. Esther, 我也尝试了这个面包, 也因为好奇, 哈哈!
    只是这个月很忙, 没有时间上面包了...

  7. Oh awesome! This giraffe toast is too cutie ... still, hope a have slice ^-^!

  8. 做么这样可爱又美丽啊。。。。 我很好奇。

  9. Hi Esther, this is in my baking list too. Love this interesting bake.

  10. 很可爱的造型,颜色也很均匀。 赞!

  11. Esther, I wanna make this bread too, so pretty leh!

  12. hey, i hvnt seen anything like this..i must have missed out vic's post on this too! so cute!