Bak kwa ~ bbq sweetmeat sandwich loaf

4 servings
15 min
65 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
360 g' 00' flour - sifted

30 gcaster sugar

1/4  teaspoon salt

1.1/8  teaspoon dried yeast

200 ml milk

55 g butter/margarine

150 g bak kwa - cut

Black sesame seeds or nuts of your choice  (optional)

1 egg yolk + 1 teaspoon water  - egg glaze


  • Mix sifted flour, salt, yeast and sugar with the dough hook for a short while till well mixed.
  • Add in milk, beat for a second, then mix in the butter and continue to beat till dough is smooth and leaves the sides of the bowl.
  • Remove dough hook, cover the bowl with a damp cloth, let prove for an hour or till double in size in a warm place.
  • Punch dough to release air, knead for a few minutes till smooth. Divide dough into 2 portions.
  • Subdivide each portion into 8 small pieces, totalling 16 small pieces of dough. Shape each piece into a flat round, roll out about 3 inch diameter, apply a thin layer of oil on 8 pieces of dough.
  • Place the sweetmeat and sandwhich together with a plain round piece of dough. Arrange them into a lightly greased 8" x 4" dish, standing on their sides close together.
  • Cover with a damp cloth and let rise for 40 minutes. Brush top of loaf with beaten egg glaze, sprinkle on black sesame seeds.
  • Bake in a preheated oven 180 degC for 20 to 25 minutes. or till golden brown.
    Let cool in dish for 5 minutes. before removing and letting it cool completely on a wire rack.


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