Water roux makes bread extra soft, tender and fluffy. This works for any yeast bread recipe. Bread machine or oven baked. I've used it on white bread, sour dough bread and wheat bread (half white flour & half wheat flour).
Fool proof Hokkaido milk bread recipe with video. No Tangzhong (water roux) needed. The bread is supper fluffy, moist, soft and tender with wonderful milky flavor. It uses bread flour and cake flour, and whipping cream and powdered milk.