Do you know Chigiri Pan? Learn how to do it – Recipe

Discover and learn how to make the cutest breads in the world! Chigiri Pan (ちぎりパン) literally means chopped bread and has this name because it has monoportions linked together, forming a large loaf. It's definitely the trend of the year for Japanese women who love to cook. You can see this in posts on social media. It's a fever!

The breads are sumptuous, with colors and details made with chocolates and jellies. Although they seem very difficult, they are nothing more than custom-made common bread. There are several flavors to choose from. You can even make it with the recipe for the much-loved French bread. The following recipe is for condensed milk bread, which can become chocolate bread if you add cocoa powder.

Do you know chigiri pan? Learn how to do it - recipe

Making Chigiri Pan - Revenue

before starting

1. Determine the theme of the loaves. For example, teddy bears, characters from anime, etc.
2. Have a scale on hand, as it is necessary to weigh the portions of bread.

This recipe yields 9 buns in a 20 x 20 cm pan.

Ingredients

  • 300g of wheat flour;
  • 5g of salt;
  • 30g of sugar;
  • 6g grams of dry yeast or 15g (1 tablet) of fresh yeast;
  • 20g butter at room temperature;
  • 180ml of warm milk;
  • 20g of condensed milk;

Way of doing

For mass

In the mixer:

  1. Place all the ingredients in the mixer and, using the hook beater (it can't be the wire one, otherwise the mixer won't ruin it!), beat on low speed for 2 minutes. Then increase to maximum speed and beat for another 10 minutes.
    2.Rest the dough in a plastic bowl for 30 minutes;

Do you know chigiri pan? Learn how to do it - recipe

In hand

1.Place the flour on a bench, mix the salt, sugar and yeast and make a well in the middle.
2.Add all the other ingredients and start mixing from the inside out, until you form a dough.
3.Knead the dough until it becomes a homogeneous mass.
4.Rest the dough in a plastic-lined bowl for 30 min.

Separating, coloring and baking the dough

Once the dough is rested for the first time, we can color it.

1. Weigh the dough made.
2. Divide the weight of the dough into 9 parts. (ex.: the dough was 900g divided by 9 = 100g)
3. Add dye of the chosen color.
4.Remove 2 balls from each dough (this will be the ear of the bears).
5.Form balls with the dough.
6.Place the balls with spaces of at least 2 fingers apart.
7.Glue the ears using a little water.
8.Cover with plastic and let it rest for another 20 minutes.
9.Preheat the oven to 180°C for 15 minutes, or until they are lightly golden.
After roasting, wait to cool and decorate as you prefer.
Suggestion
100g melted dark chocolate (for details)
100g white chocolate (to color and make eyes, mouth, cheeks)

The shelf life of this bread is up to 3 days in hermetically closed pots or plastic bags.
You can put stuffing on the bread, such as pastry cream or a chocolate tablet.

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