Taro Coconut Açaí Bread

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Prep Time: 20 minutes + rising time
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes + rising time


Ingredients

Bread:

  • 30g eggs
  • 95g cold water
  • 2g yeast
  • 20g sugar
  • 20g melted butter
  • 15g tablespoon Coconut Powder
  • 200g bread flour
  • 2.5g teaspoon baking soda
  • 2.5g teaspoon baking powder
  • 2g sal


Taro Paste:

  • 2.5g sugar
  • 1g salt
  • 10g water
  • 200g Taro
  • 5g Acai powder
  • 30g butter melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or line with parchment paper.
  2. Steam the Taro until tender.
  3. Cook the steamed Taro with coconut milk, acai powder, salt, and sugar into a paste.
  4. In a large bowl, lightly beat the eggs, add sugar, and butter whisk to combine
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the bread flour, baking soda, baking powder, coconut powder, and salt.
  6. Add the dry mixture and the coconut milk to the egg mixture. Stir until combined.
  7. Don’t over mix. Proof the dough 30-45 minutes allowing it to rise. (Gluten is formed with over mixing)
  8. Place the dough on a floured cutting board and roll out into a square 8 x 16.
  9. Then roll the edges and form a log and turn the log at one end forming a circle like a cinnamon bun.
  10. Then roll the edges and form a log and turn the log at one end forming a circle like a cinnamon bun.
  11. Brush the top of the bread with the melted butter.
  12. Bake until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes to 1 hour. If the bread starts to brown too much, lightly cover it with foil.
  13. Remove the bread from the oven, and, leaving the bread in the pan.
  14. Allow the bread to sit at room temperature for at least 2-4 hours before serving.