Sunday, August 19, 2012

Coconut Tutti Frutti bun

After the failed attempts in making Garlic rolls,I decided to try something sweet.First I thought of making Tutti frutti buns then decided to make these Stuffed sweet buns.I din't want to experiment much as I was making it for the first time so made these buns with all purpose flour.I followed the recipe from here with few changes.I was very happy with the results.. soft tasty buns and now have the confidence to try more varieties.

coconut tutti frutti buns

coconut tutti frutti bun


For the Dough:
All purpose flour
1 cup
Active dry yeast
¾ tsp
¼ cup
3-4 tblspoon
¾ tblsp
¼ tsp
Baking powder
A pinch
1 tblsp
For the stuffing:
Coconut grated
½ cup
¼ cup
2 tblspoon
Tutti frutti
2 tblspoon
Almonds sliced
2 tblspoon
Cardamom powder
A pinch
1 tblspoon


For the Dough:
  • Take the yeast in a bowl. Add warm water(not hot water),sugar and milk.Mix well and Keep it in a warm place. After 10 mins the yeast solution should appear frothy.
  • Take All purpose flour,salt,baking powder,butter in a bowl. Add the yeast solution slowly and mix to get a sticky dough.
  • Dust some flour on a clean counter, place the dough on it and knead . Apply oil and keep in a bowl covered with a wet kitchen towel.
For the Stuffing:
  • Heat a pan and add butter followed by coconut,sugar,tutti frutti and milk.
  • Mix well till everything comes together.Add cardamom powder and switch off the flame.
Making the buns:

making the buns

buns before and after baking

coconut tutti frutti bun


  • After 1 hour  the dough would have doubled in size. Punch it down to remove the air.Place it in a clean counter,apply little oil to your hands and knead the dough for 3-4 mins. Divide them into equal sized balls. 
  • Take a ball and flatten it slightly with your hands. Place the required amount of the stuffing in the center and cover by bringing the edges to the center. Gently roll between the palms to get a smooth bun.Follow the same step for the remaining balls.Keep them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper,cover and let it rise for 30 mins.
  • After 30 mins,brush the tops of the buns with milk and bake in a preheated oven at 180 ยบ C for 20 -25 mins till the top turns golden in colour.
  • Once done remove from the oven and immediately apply some butter .
  • The amount of water used in making the dough depends on the flour you are using. So dont use all the yeast solution at once. Add little by little till you get a slightly sticky dough.
  • I got 4 buns for the above quantity.

1 comment:

  1. Hi there Gayathri, thanks for dropping by my space. These coconut stuffed buns look absolutely delicious too :) Soft and fluffy. Nalini's recipe has worked for u too!


Thank you so much for visiting my blog.Please feel free to comment on how you liked my post.Your feedback is valuable to me.