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melon pan
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Prep Time: 3 hours

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total: 3 hours, 12 minutes


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Step 1

Start off by preparing the vanilla or chocolate cookie dough. Beat the butter and sugar together until well combined.

Step 2

Mix in the egg and add the vanilla extract.

Step 3

Add in the flour, or flour and cocoa powder mixture, and mix until fully incorporated.

Step 4

Gather the dough and wrap it in some plastic wrap.

Step 5

Refrigerate the cookie dough for 30 minutes.

Step 6

Repeat for the other kind of cookie dough.

Step 7

Prepare your bread dough. Place the butter and milk into a saucepan and heat until the butter has melted, then leave it to cool for 15 minutes.

Step 8

Mix together the flour, sugar and instant yeast.

Step 9

Add in the milk mixture and mix well. using a silicone spatula.

Step 10

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place a towel on top. Let the bread dough rise for about one hour, until it has doubled in size.

Step 11

Meanwhile divide each kind of cookie dough into 4 equal pieces, giving you a total of 8 pieces of cookie dough and roll those into balls.

Step 12

Place each cookie dough ball onto its own piece of baking paper and roll each of them out into a flat circle with a diameter of at least 12 centimetres.

Step 13

Optional: Add the chocolate sprinkles onto the cookie dough and roll over it with a rolling pin one more time, to press the sprinkles into the dough.

Step 14

Once the bread dough has risen, take it out of the bowl and knead it to deflate it.

Step 15

Divide the bread dough into 8 equal pieces, shape each piece of dough into a ball.

Step 16

Optional: Place some chocolate or other filling into the middle of the bread dough before shaping it into a ball.

Step 17

Place a circle of cookie dough around each of the bread dough balls, covering the bread dough ball with it and create the pattern of indents on the top with a knife or cake scraper.

Step 18

Dip each of the melon pan into some sugar and place them, seam down, onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.

Step 19

Let the melon pan rise for another hour.

Step 20

Preheat your oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Step 21

Bake the melon pan for about 12 minutes.

Step 22

Let them cool completely.