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Milk powder in Hokkaido milky bread- Help needed !

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Ek

Milk powder in Hokkaido milky bread- Help needed !

I'm into experimenting with the Hokkaido milky bread,mainly in order to create some interesting products for the local market here.I opted for applying the recipe as recommended here ,in this forum 


http://schneiderchen.de/237Hokkaido-Milky-Loaf.html


 


For some reason,this recipe requires the use of both fresh milk and milk powder. Searching on this forum,I have found out that the only reason for using powder milk is the scalded milk issue (destroying the enzym the reacts with the gluten).In the case ,what is the reasoning for using both fresh milk and powdered milk at the same recipe?Can I replace the powdered milk with fresh milk and in waht ratio? (the original recipe calls for the use of 30 grams powdered milk).Thanks.


 


 


 

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geoanthon

Hi Ek, I'm guessing the reason the recipe calls for both powdered and fresh milk is to give the bread a milkier flavour without adding too much liquid to the dough. In other words, the fresh milk is to hydrate the dough while the powdered milk is to add more flavour to the milky bread.


Cheers


Geoff


 

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Ek

Hmmm...interestimg,was thinking about that option.


 


I'm quite helpless with getting any powdered milk around here (bangkok).Is there some kind of a subtitute for that?

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geoanthon

This may sound silly but I'd give baby milk powder a go if I were you... IMO, they have pretty strong milk flavour which might make good hokkaido milky bread

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althetrainer

She is pretty good at answering questions about her recipes.  The first time I tried making (Tangzhong) roux starter I was very confused.  Posted a question in her forum, she actually made up a batch, took pictures of it, just to show me how it supposed to look like.  Very nice lady, and very patient too!


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Mini Oven

Milk formulated for babies has more sugar than just cow milk.  Check around the baby food,  I think you will find Dancow or something similar. 


Mini