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For all the Pokémon lovers out there - enjoy baking this little Pokéball bread to revive some fun childhood memories!

Bread Pokéball


  • 95 grams bread flour

  • 2 grams dry yeast

  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 gram salt

  • 65 grams water

  • 10 grams room-temperature, unsalted butter

  • Red food coloring

  • 30 grams sugar

  • 10 grams egg

  • 40 grams cake flour

  • 8 grams skim milk

  • 2 teaspoons (5 grams black cocoa powder


  1. Knead Bread Dough: Roughly mix 95 grams bread flour, 2 grams dry yeast, and 5 grams skim milk.

  2. Add 1/4 teaspoon (1 gram salt. Add 10 grams sugar in a different area from where you added the salt.

  3. Pour 65 grams water on the sugar and knead.

  4. After you roll it together, add 10 grams room-temperature, unsalted butter and knead further.

  5. After kneading it thoroughly, divide it in half, and color one with red food coloring.

  6. Roll it into a ball and turn down the seam. Place it into a bowl lightly coated with vegetable oil. Wrap it in plastic, and let it rest for 50 minutes in a warm place. Make cookie dough.

  7. Add 20 grams sugar to 15 grams room-temperature, unsalted butter, and mix until it is white.

  8. Add 10 grams egg in 2 incremental steps and mix.

  9. Add 1/2 teaspoons (3 grams milk and mix.

  10. Sift 40 grams cake flour and 2 teaspoons (5 grams black cocoa powder, and add it in.

  11. Mix it lightly. Roll it together. Wrap in plastic it and refrigerate.

  12. Prepare the bread dough (6) which has finished with its primary fermentation.

  13. For White Dough - Make two 5 grams balls. Take the remaining dough and divide it into two equal halves

  14. For Red Dough - Dive it into two equal parts, rounding them into balls and releasing any trapped gas. Cover them with a damp cloth and let them rest for 15 minutes.

  15. Combine white and red dough.

  16. Stretch (11) to a thickness of 5 mm, and cut it into 5 mm wide pieces.

  17. Place the cookie dough pieces over the red and white bread dough.

  18. Add the combined piece from previous step to the lightly-oiled mold. Carry out secondary fermentation in a warm place for 30 minutes. Don't uncover the mold.

  19. Bake for 22 minutes in the oven preheated to 170 ℃.

  20. After it has finished baking, place them on something like a cloth. Eat up!

Bread Pokéball




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