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Pulled Pork-Stuffed Milk Buns

Pulled Pork-Stuffed Milk Buns

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Pulled Pork-Stuffed Milk Buns

Servings: 9INGREDIENTSStarter3 tablespoons water3 tablespoons whole milk2 tablespoons bread flourDough3¼ cups bread flour, divided¼ cup sugar1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon instant yeast1 cup whole milk, warm to the touch¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted1 large egg1 tablespoon vegetable oil1¼ cups pulled pork1 large egg mixed with 1 tablespoon milkPREPARATION1. Make the starter: In a small pot over low heat, combine the water, milk, and flour, and stir continuously until a loose paste forms. Remove the pot from the heat and transfer the mixture to a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing it directly onto the surface of the starter, and refrigerate for 1 hour, or until cool.2. Make the dough: In a large bowl, add 2½ cups of flour, the sugar, salt, and yeast, and whisk to combine. 3. In a large measuring cup, whisk together the milk, egg, butter, and chilled starter mixture.4. Gradually pour the milk mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients, using your hands to combine. The dough will be very sticky at this point. If the dough is too wet to knead, gradually add ¾ cup of flour, a few tablespoons at a time, until you can knead the dough into a loose ball. Continue to knead the dough for 20 minutes. 5. Cover your hands with the vegetable oil and form the dough into a taut ball. Place the dough into a clean large bowl. Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, 60-90 minutes.6. Transfer the dough to a clean surface and press out to a 9-inch square. Divide the dough into 9 equal squares. 7. Flatten a portion of dough into a circle. Place 2 tablespoons of pulled pork in the center. Pinch the edges of the dough together to seal. Gently roll the dough into a ball and place in a greased 9-inch square baking dish. Repeat with the remaining dough. Cover with a towel and let rise for 45 minutes. 8. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C). 9. In a bowl, whisk together the egg and milk.10. Brush the buns with the egg wash. 11. Bake the buns for 25 minutes, or until golden brown. 12. Let the buns sit in the pan for 10 minutes.13. Invert the buns onto a serving plate, and pull apart.14. Enjoy!
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Servings: 9

INGREDIENTS

Starter

3 tablespoons water

3 tablespoons whole milk

2 tablespoons bread flour

Dough

3¼ cups bread flour, divided

¼ cup sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon instant yeast

1 cup whole milk, warm to the touch

¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, melted

1 large egg

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1¼ cups pulled pork

1 large egg mixed with 1 tablespoon milk

PREPARATION

1. Make the starter: In a small pot over low heat, combine the water, milk, and flour, and stir continuously until a loose paste forms. Remove the pot from the heat and transfer the mixture to a small bowl. Cover with plastic wrap, pressing it directly onto the surface of the starter, and refrigerate for 1 hour, or until cool.

2. Make the dough: In a large bowl, add 2½ cups of flour, the sugar, salt, and yeast, and whisk to combine.

3. In a large measuring cup, whisk together the milk, egg, butter, and chilled starter mixture.

4. Gradually pour the milk mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients, using your hands to combine. The dough will be very sticky at this point. If the dough is too wet to knead, gradually add ¾ cup of flour, a few tablespoons at a time, until you can knead the dough into a loose ball. Continue to knead the dough for 20 minutes.

5. Cover your hands with the vegetable oil and form the dough into a taut ball. Place the dough into a clean large bowl. Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, 60-90 minutes.

6. Transfer the dough to a clean surface and press out to a 9-inch square. Divide the dough into 9 equal squares.

7. Flatten a portion of dough into a circle. Place 2 tablespoons of pulled pork in the center. Pinch the edges of the dough together to seal. Gently roll the dough into a ball and place in a greased 9-inch square baking dish. Repeat with the remaining dough. Cover with a towel and let rise for 45 minutes.

8. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

9. In a bowl, whisk together the egg and milk.

10. Brush the buns with the egg wash.

11. Bake the buns for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

12. Let the buns sit in the pan for 10 minutes.

13. Invert the buns onto a serving plate, and pull apart.

14. Enjoy!

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