Super easy and Soft Coconut Buns (Cocktail Buns) without oven

Soft, fluffy, and oh-so-sweet – these Coconut Buns (Cocktail Buns) are the perfect indulgence for anyone with a sweet tooth, a perfect addition to the Iftar or Eid table. With methods for baking without oven, air fryer and a normal baking oven. #happycookingtoyou #FoodFusion #digitalammi #ramazanspecial #LifebuoyPakistan #Superfasthandwash

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Prepare Coconut Filling:

-Makhan (Butter) 30g (room temperature)

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 2 tbs

-Anda (Egg) 1

-Khopra (Desiccated coconut) 50g

-Milk powder 1 tbs

Prepare Dough:

-Doodh (Milk) warm 125ml (½ Cup)

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 tbs

-Khameer (Instant yeast) 2 tsp

-Anda (Egg) 1

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 & ½ tbs

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 250g (1 & ½ Cup)

-Milk powder 2 tbs

-Makhan (Butter) soft 30g

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

Prepare Topping:

-Makhan (Butter) soft 30g

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 & ½ tbs

-Icing sugar 1 & ½ tbs

-Doodh (Milk) 1 tbs

-Anday (Eggs) whisked 1-2

-Til (Sesame seeds)



Prepare Coconut Filling:

-In a bowl,add butter,caster sugar & mix well.

-Add egg & whisk well.

-Add desiccated coconut,milk powder,mix well & set aside.

Prepare Dough:

-In a small jug,add warm milk,caster sugar,instant yeast & mix well,cover & let it proof for 5-10 minutes.

-In a bowl,add egg,caster sugar,salt,yeast mixture & whisk well.

-Add all-purpose flour,milk powder & mix well.

-Add butter,mix well & knead until dough is formed.

-Stretch & knead until dough is smooth (6-8 minutes).

-Place the dough in a bowl,grease with cooking oil,cover with cling film & let it proof for 2 hours (warm place).

-Knead dough again until smooth,take a small dough (65g),sprinkle dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin.

-On rolled dough,add & spread 1 tbs of prepared coconut filling,gather all the sides,pinch & seal the ends.

-Grease 5” x 2” oval shape mold with butter (you can use any mold of your choice) & place it on a small bun tray greased with butter,place dough inside the oval mold,cover & let it proof for 30 minutes.

Prepare Topping:

-In a small bowl,add butter,all-purpose flour,icing sugar & mix well.

-Add milk & whisk well until creamy,transfer to a piping bag & set aside.

-Once the buns have risen,apply egg wash & sprinkle sesame seeds.

-Pipe two stripes of prepared topping mixture onto each bun.

Option # 1: Baking

-Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 15-16 minutes or until golden.

Option # 2: Air fry

-Air fry in preheated air fryer at 160C for 6 minutes.

Option # 3: Pot Baking

-In a pot,place steam stand/wire rack,cover & preheat on medium flame for 10 minutes.

-Bake in pot on medium low flame for 12-15 minutes.

-Let them cool at room temperature than carefully remove the buns from molds (makes 7-8) & serve!


Recipe By: Khadija Firdous

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