Paparoti buns ( roti boy buns )



16 small cubes of butter

  1. 3 1/2 cup flour
  2. 1/3 cup brown sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 2 teaspoon instant yeast
  5. 1 egg lightly beaten
  6.  1 cup warm milk
  7. 1/4 cup butter softened 


  1. 15 tbs. soft butter
  2. 1 1/2  cup icing sugar 
  3. 3 large eggs 
  4. 2 tablespoon instant coffee mixed with bout 2 tablespoon water
  5. 1 2/3 cup self rising flour.


  1. Cut butter into 16 small cubes, and freeze on a tray. (This is besides the other butter in recipe ) 

For dough:

  1. In a mixer bowl with a dough hook attached, mix flour , sugar and salt on low speed. Add in yeast. Mix again. Add in milk and egg and mix on high for 8 minutues. Add in butter. Mix for 5 minutues more.
  2.  Divide dough into 16 equal rounds. Leave to rest for 10 minutues on a greaseproof paper.
  3. flatten each ball .
  4. Turn over and place ice cube size butter inside and pinch to form a bun . 
  5. Once all 16 are done leave to rise on a greased oven tray in a warm area .

For icing:

Icing ( to be piped or spread over buns before baking )

  1. mix icing sugar and butter till soft and creamy, add eggs in 1 at a time . 
  2. Add in coffee and keep beating.
  3. slowly add in flour a little at a time. (You may not need all or you may need a little more) just check consistency. needs to be just firm enough to pipe. 
  4.  Put the icing into piping bag and in the fridge for at least half an hour before using it.
  5. When you are ready to bake, pipe on icing over buns in a spiral shape just over the top and a bit on the sides. Bake at  400F. In the middle rack of the oven for 12- 15 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!!😊  



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