Brazilian Coffee Bun Recipe

This Brazilian Coffee Bun Recipe is a tropical version of a traditional Rotiboy that takes a few of that country’s typical ingredients.

This, originally Mexican, recipe is a crispy-topping bun that is usually stuffed with butter. Made popular in the orient by a baker called Rotiboy, the recipe inherited his name in Asia. These Mexican buns are fantastic just out of the oven and may be used for several exquisite sandwich variations.

Brazilian Coffee Bun Recipe

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Brazilian Coffee Bun Recipe


    For the Bun
  • 500g Bread Flour
  • 80g Castor Sugar
  • 9g Salt
  • 20g Milk Powder(optional)
  • 10g Dry Yeast
  • 60g Butter
  • 280ml Water
  • 1 large Egg
  • 200g Butter
  • 150g Powdered Sugar (Sieved)
  • 3 Large Eggs (Lightly beaten)
  • 200g Cake Flour
  • 3 tbps Brazilian Coffee Espresso
  • 1 tbsp Coffee Liquor
  • 1 pinch of cinammon
  • 1 pinch of cloves
  • 100g of Real Butter


    For the Bun
  1. Add all the dry ingredients. Mix it thoroughly.
  2. Gradually add in water and egg mixture and knead on medium speed for about 10 minutes.
  3. Slowly add in butter and continue kneading till you get a shining and elastic dough.
  4. Cover dough with a cloth.
  5. Leave to proof for about 40 minutes or till dough has doubled in size.
  6. When dough is proofing, prepare topping.
  1. Beat butter and sugar till pale in color.
  2. Gradually add in egg.
  3. Fold in flour on low speed.
  4. Add in coffee, liquor and spices.
  5. Mix until even.
  6. Set aside.
    To Make Bun
  1. Remove the dough.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, punch dough down to release the air.
  3. Divide dough in 25 grams peaces each.
  4. Roll it out in to a small circle and insert 1 tsp butter into each bun.
  5. Wrap it up.
  6. Leave the ready bun to proof for about 45 minutes or double in size.
  7. Put the cream topping into a pipping bag and pump out the cream in circles around the bun.


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