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Our Favourite Vegan Milk Bread Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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Have you been inspired by this year bread week on Bake Off and fancy making your own plant-based milk bread, but not sure where to start? You’ve come to the perfect place.

What is milk bread?

Japanese milk bread is also known by its traditional name of Hokkaido or shokupan, is a light and fluffy bread made from enriched dough. It’s a tender loaf of bread made from the enriched dough (think the same category as brioche or babka) that originates from Japan. You start with a roux starter, also known as tangzhong which is then mixed into the dough.

The best plant-based milk bread recipes

milk bread buns

Vegan milk bread buns 

This recipe from Che Jorge is for ‘plant-based milk bread buns that are tender with a tight but soft crumb and hints of buttery sweetness. Perfect for burgers and sandwiches, as well as a stand-alone snack.’

milk loaf bread

Vegan milk bread loaf

This first loaf recipe is from Floured Frame and makes a soft loaf.

Vegan Hokkaido milk bread recipe 

For a third option, this recipe from Domestic Gothess provides a light and fluffy bake. 


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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