Recipe: Delicious Melon pan

Melon pan. Melon pan is the name of this bread, not the "taste" of melon per se. And the name "melon pan" exists only in Japan because that's how it's name there, but similar bread exists (the way it's made) in Hong Kong, Mexico, etc. I explained more in the blog post above. 🙂 ( ) スイス人の変態紳士!

Melon pan You further acknowledge and agree that Cooking with Dog shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in. A melonpan (メロンパン, meronpan) (also known as melon pan, melon bun or melon bread) is a type of sweet bun from Japan, that is also popular in Taiwan, China and Latin America. They are made from an enriched dough covered in a thin layer of crisp cookie dough. You can cook Melon pan using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Melon pan

  1. It’s of Bread dough.
  2. It’s 140 g of bread flour.
  3. Prepare 25 g of powdered sugar.
  4. It’s 1/3 tsp of salt.
  5. You need 3 g of instant dry yeast.
  6. You need 1 Tbsp of beaten egg.
  7. Prepare 70 mL of lukewarm milk.
  8. Prepare 15 g of butter.
  9. Prepare of Bread flour for dusting.
  10. It’s of Cookie dough.
  11. Prepare 25 g of unsalted butter.
  12. You need 35 g of powdered sugar.
  13. Prepare 25 g of beaten egg.
  14. It’s 70 g of APF.
  15. It’s 10 g of cornstarch.
  16. Prepare 1/4 tsp of baking powder.

Their appearance resembles a melon, such as a rock melon (). They are not traditionally melon flavored, but in recent times it has. Traditional melon pan doesn't contain any melon or melon flavour but nowadays some melon pan does have a bit of a melon flavour and some stores do colour them green to make them look more like a melon. You can even buy green melon pan in Tokyo Disneyland that is made to look like Mike Wazowski.

Melon pan instructions

  1. Cookie dough first: combine unsalted butter and powdered sugar, then incorporate the egg. Add in the dry ingredients sifted together. Do not overmix. Form into a cylinder, cover in plastic and chill..
  2. For the bread, combine ingredients wet to dry, witholding the butter..
  3. Knead the dough, incorporating the butter completely. Form a ball, cover and let rest in your mixing bowl for 40 minutes..
  4. Poke a hole, then form a cylinder and divide into five equal pieces. Preshape into balls and rest 20 minutes..
  5. Take out the cookie dough and divide into five. Roll each out into a 9cm circle..
  6. Shape each dough ball into a round, wrap the top with the cookie. Score through the cookie using a rocking motion with a bench scraper or a bread knife.
  7. Dip the top in granulated sugar.
  8. Cover and let rise for 40 minutes.
  9. Bake in a preheated 170 degree Celsius oven for aroung 12 minutes..

Melon Pan is a Japanese sweet bread with a thin cookie crust on top. It is one of the most popular Kashi Pan (sweet bread) in Japan, loved by the young and the old. Originally Melon Pan was football-shaped rather than round. See great recipes for Melon pan too! There was this one video that captured my attention: Chocolate Chip Melon Pan.