The Most Fluffy Milk Bread

36 Pieces
1 hr 42 min

There is a fluffy bread and there is the most fluffy bread ever. This recipe will give you the secret of a spongy, butterfly and very light bread. Using the tangzhong methode, which is basically, a flour And water paste That gives the dough the high moisture Level to makes this incredibly fluffy bread.

it is so rewarding to see people trying your bread and just can’t stop them selfs to compliments you.

tangzhong bread is a Japanese recipe. But, yet not a complicated one. The most important part is to make your tangzhong mixture ahead and enjoy baking those 2 great loafs.

fluffy and buttery bread for all. Make your breakfasts and your sandwiches Even more fancy.

Tangzhong bread

Recipe details

  • 36  Pieces
  • Prep time: 1.2 Hours Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 1 hr 42 min
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Tangzhong mixture

  • 40 g flour
  • 200 g water


  • 580 g flour
  • 60 g sugar
  • 12 g salt
  • 10 g yeast
  • 10 g dry milk
  • 260 g milk
  • 50 g room temperature of unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • Tangzhong
  • Egg wash egg+ milk


Make the tangzhong mixture

In a pan, pour the 200 g of water and add the 40 g of flour. Mix well in a medium heat. Until the mixture form a paste. Put the tangzhong paste in a bowl and refrigerate for at least 6 hours. My recommendation is to Do it overnight.

1make the dough

In a stand mixer or a bowl, put together the flour, salt, sugar, dry milk and yeast. Then, the tangzhong mixture, milk. And egg. Mix everything together. It has to be knitted for 4 min when the dough is formed, add one at the time the softened butter until Obtaining a soft and elastic dough. Set aside to proof for one hour. Grease two loaf pans, and pul out the dough on the countertop, punch down to release the gas and cut the dough in 8 Pieces. Form 8 balls and let it rest for fifteen minutes. With a roller, flat slightly the balls and Roll them up and put them side to side in the pans. Each pan mast take 4 rolls. Brush with the egg wash (one egg and one tbsp of milk). Let them proof until double in size. Preheat the oven at 350* F and bake for 30 minutes. When done, Let it cool for 5 min, then Remove from pan and place them on a rack to prevent Over moisturizing.


  • You can froze the loaf over then 3 months

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