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Purple Yam Sweet Potato Rolls
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Purple Yam Sweet Potato Rolls

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 25

Ingredients

  • Purple Yam Dough Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
  • 2 cups whole wheat bread flour
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup frozen purple yam defrosted
  • Sweet Potato Dough Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
  • 2 cups whole wheat bread flour
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup cooked and mashed sweet potato
  • Topping Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

Instructions

  • First make the purple yam dough.
  • Pour the warm water (115 F) in a shallow bowl. Sprinkle yeast on top and wait 5-10 minutes, until foamy.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine flour, salt and sugar. Mix to combine.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, coconut milk and purple yam.
  • Add proofed yeast to flour and knead for a few minutes.
  • Add coconut milk mixture and knead for 5-10 minutes, until dough is smooth and elastic.
  • Place in a greased bowl and cover with a kitchen towel for about 1 hour, until doubled in volume.
  • Repeat same procedure for Sweet Potato Dough.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out purple yam dough to a rectangle approximately 17"x13". Set aside.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out sweet potato dough to a rectangle approximately 17"x13".
  • Place the purple yam dough on top of the sweet potato dough.
  • Roll into a tight cylinder.
  • Slice into 25 pieces.
  • Prepare a cookie sheet and baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Place slices on baking trays and cover with a kitchen towel. Leave to rise for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and crusty.
  • As soon as it comes out of the oven, brush with melted butter.
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