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Papparoti buns with a coffee glaze

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Papparoti buns with a coffee glaze


For the dough

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the milk and yeast. Mix with a hand whisk. At this point you can set the mixture aside for 10 minutes to allow the yeast to activate.
  • Add the egg, sugar, flour, salt and 50 g of butter. Beat for 5-7 minutes with the hook attachment on medium speed.
  • Remove dough from mixer’s bowl and divide into 16 equal sized pieces.
  • Place a piece of butter on each piece of dough and shape each piece into a ball. Use your thumb and index fingers to create a “base” for the dough so it looks like a cupcake.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper and add the buns. Dust with some flour, cover with kitchen towel and allow them to rise for 45-60 minutes.

For the frosting

  • Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the egg, flour, icing sugar and instant coffee.
  • Beat for 2-3 minutes with whisk attachment on medium speed, until the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Transfer frosting to a pastry bag and pipe over buns.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow to cool.

For the glaze

  • In a bowl, add the icing sugar, instant coffee and water.
  • Whisk until incorporated.
  • Serve the papparoti buns with glaze and mint leaves.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
25 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
86 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
22 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
15 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
7 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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