Shokupan (Japanese White Bread)
With its thin crust, cloudlike crumb, and enduring freshness, Japan’s shokupan is a baker’s delight.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For shokupan that's light and fluffy and has a naturally extended shelf life, we started by making yudane, a mixture of equal weights of boiling water and bread flour. We tore the yudane into pieces and mixed them with milk, which both cool...