Monay (Filipino Bread Rolls)

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Monay (Filipino Bread Rolls)
Monay (Filipino Bread Rolls)
Malou Perez-Nievera

Monay (Filipino Bread Rolls)

You'll love the bread that I'm going to share with you. It's called monay, a local bakery staple back home. These bread rolls are a must-try... they are buttery, tasty, and dense. Just like with any bread, it is best to eat the rolls as soon as they get out of the oven. This recipe is courtesy of my friend Raffy.

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8
Servings
346
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 Cup powdered milk
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 Cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 egg yolks
  • Cooking spray or vegetable oil, for coating the pan

Directions

In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, and powdered milk together. Set aside.

Meanwhile, in another bowl mix the yeast with 1 ½ cups of the warm water. Make sure that the yeast is active, meaning bubbles should be visible. Add the sugar and give it a stir. In a small bowl, mix the melted butter with 2 egg yolks. Now, mix both the yeast mixture and the butter mixture together.

Slowly mix the wet and dry ingredients together until it becomes a dough. Knead the dough and form a ball. Put the dough in a bowl and cover it with a kitchen cloth. Leave it for 2 hours until the dough doubles its size. (An alternative is put the dough in a 180-degree oven for 30-40 minutes.)
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Knead the dough again for about 5 minutes. Form a log and slice it into the desired size. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray or vegetable oil and arrange the rolls on the pan. Beat the remaining yolk and water together in a bowl to form an egg wash. Brush the egg wash on top of the rolls. Bake until the tops turn golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Monay Shopping Tip

Be sure to purchase the correct flour a recipe calls for - flours differ in gluten or protein content, making each suited for specific tasks.

Monay Cooking Tip

Insert a toothpick into the center of cakes, bar cookies, and quick breads to test for doneness - it should come out clean or only have a few crumbs clinging to it.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
11%
Sugar
13g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Protein
8g
16%
Carbs
62g
21%
Vitamin A
51µg
6%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
2.9%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.4mg
1.8%
Vitamin K
0.5µg
0.7%
Calcium
36mg
4%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
47µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
211µg
53%
Folic acid
96µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
17%
Magnesium
17mg
4%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
20%
Phosphorus
107mg
15%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
102mg
3%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
23.6%
Sodium
349mg
15%
Sugars, added
12g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
40.4%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
4.6%

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