IMG_8208Dough recipe adapted from LY’s Kitchen Ventures with modifications

Ingredients (makes 5 reindeers)

dough
200g milk
290g bread flour
10g cocoa powder
30g sugar * i used 45g
1 tsp salt
1 tsp instant dry yeast
30g unsalted butter

cookie dough
60g cake flour
20g unsalted butter
15g sugar
1/2 egg yolk
1/4 tsp baking powder
7.5ml milk
vanilla essence as desired

IMG_8210食材(可做5只驯鹿面包)

面团
牛奶 200克
面包粉 290克
可可粉 10克
糖 30克*我用了45克
盐 1小匙
即溶干酵母 1小匙
无盐奶油 30克

曲奇面团
蛋糕粉 60克
无盐奶油 20克
糖 15克
蛋黄 1/2颗
泡打粉 1/4 小匙
牛奶 7.5毫升
香草精 适量

Directions/做法

IMG_8211– mix all dough ingredients except butter and knead till dough comes together. incorporate butter and knead till silky stage
所有面团食材(除黄油外)混合后和面。搓入黄油并揉至拓展装

– cut off 100g dough and mix 1 tsp sifted black cocoa powder and 1/2 tsp water. knead well
切割出100克面团,筛入1小匙黑可可粉和1/2小匙水。搓揉均匀

– allow both dough to rise till double in size
两份面团发酵至双倍大

– meantime, prepare cookie dough by creaming butter with sugar. then add in egg yolk and vanilla essence
面团发酵当儿准备曲奇面团:黄油和糖打发,加入蛋黄和香草精。搅拌均匀

– sift in flour and baking powder. mix briefly and add milk to bring the dough together
筛入面粉和泡打粉。拌匀,加入牛奶和成面团

IMG_8192punch both dough down, and divide black cocoa dough into 5 equal portions (antler)
divide cocoa dough into 5 portions of 36g dough (face)
5 portions of 20g dough (body)
and 10 smaller balls (hands and legs)
rest dough for 20 mins
面团发酵后,排气。黑可可面团分割成5等份(鹿角)
可可面团分成5份36克(脸部)、5份20克(身体)和10份小面团(手脚部份)
休面20分钟

IMG_8194roll out cookie dough into a thin sheet and cut out 5 big (for tummy) and 10 small (for eyes) dough disc using round piping tips
曲奇面团擀平,用圆形裱花嘴切出5大(肚子)10小(眼睛)面皮

colour some of the cookie dough with red food colouring and divide into 5 small balls (nose)
* you can use red colour M&M with peanuts for the nose as well
取一小部份曲奇面团,加上数滴食用红色素,揉匀。分成5个小圆球
*您也可用红色M&M 花生巧克力替代鼻子

IMG_8196take a portion of black cocoa dough and roll into a flat oval disc (c. 8cm) and make slits as above
取一份黑可可面团,擀成长8厘米椭圆形的面皮并以刀子切出分割线

pry open and roll the base of the disc flat
将鹿角分开,并将最靠近自己部位的面皮再次擀平

take a portion of face dough, roll into an egg shape and place on top of the antler
取一份面部面团,搓成鸡蛋形,摆放到鹿角上

take a small ball of cocoa dough and roll into an 11cm rope, then roll the middle flat. this forms the hands
取一份小份可可面团,揉成11厘米长的面团。中间擀平。这形成鹿的手

roll a portion of body dough into a ball and place on top of the hands
取一份身体可可面团,搓圆后,放到手部面团

IMG_8203roll out another small ball of cocoa dough into an 8cm rope. once again, roll the middle flat
place the above body/hands on top of this leg portion
再取一份小份可可面团,揉成9厘米长的面团。中间擀平。这形成鹿的脚

attach body to head, then place a big cookie dough on deer’s body and 2 small cookie dough on the face
punch the face portion down and place nose on top
将身体沾到头的底部。身体摆上一片大圆形曲奇面皮、脸部摆上两片小圆形曲奇面皮
脸部压下一个大孔,才摆上鼻子

this is what it should look like. allow to proof till double in size
整形好的样子。。。
待二次发酵至双倍大

mix some dark cocoa powder into the leftover egg yolk from cookie dough and paint expressions on reindeer with toothpick
before baking, prick toothpick to secure the hands onto reindeer’s body
bake in preheated oven of 180 degrees C for 15 mins and brush with melted butter once baked
做曲奇面团剩余的蛋黄里,筛入一些黑可可粉,制作可可糊
用竹签点上眼睛、画上眉毛
入炉前用竹签将手固定到身体上的位置
送入预热至180摄氏度烤箱烤15分钟
出炉后双上一层融化黄油即可

I am linking this post to “Cook & Celebrate: Christmas 2014” event hosted by Baby Sumo of Eat your Heart Out, Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids and Diana of The Domestic Goddess Wannabe
xmas

 

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(13) Comments

  • Mel (December 8, 2014)

    it is really so cute….. and so well done.

  • Phong Hong (December 8, 2014)

    Victoria, this is beyond cute!

  • Grace (December 8, 2014)

    可爱哦!还非常应节。

  • Karen Yap (December 8, 2014)

    Oh so so cutie ! I couldn\’t bear to eat them ^-^!

  • Ann Low (December 8, 2014)

    Gosh! These are soooo cute!!!!

  • Zoe (@bake4happykids) (December 9, 2014)

    Hi Victoria,

    These chocolate buns are too cute to eat!!!

    Zoe

  • Fion@轩宏妈 (December 9, 2014)

    哎呀。。。好可爱啊

  • kitchen flavours (December 10, 2014)

    Hi Victoria,
    You make the most cutest bakes!
    They look so adorable!

  • lena (December 10, 2014)

    impressive!! can u ask the reindeers to deliver these buns to me? hehe.

  • dianaquek (December 11, 2014)

    I really buay tahan. I am so glad you don\’t live in SG because I will be knocking on your door EVERYDAY!!!

  • 婉婉下午茶 (December 12, 2014)

    怎么会有这么可爱的面包啊?

  • kristy (December 23, 2014)

    Oh my Victoria, your reindeer buns look absolutely gorgeous. Wish I grab one from here. >o<
    Have a blessed week ahead dear. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.
    Blessings, Kristy

  • Joceline (January 5, 2015)

    太棒了啊!可爱到不行!

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