Paul Hollywood dampfnudel steam buns recipe on the Great British Bake Off

Paul Hollywood challenged this weeks bakers to make German dampfnudel steam dumpling buns to his recipe on the Great British Bake Off.

The ingredients for the dumplings are: 150ml milk, 90g caster sugar, 1 x 7g sachet instant dried yeast, 400g plain flour, 1 large egg, lightly beaten and 70g unsalted butter, melted.

For the vanilla sauce; 500ml whole milk, seeds from 1 vanilla pod, 4 large egg yolks, 100g sugar and 2 tsp cornflour (optional).

For the poaching liquid: 250ml whole milk, 50g sugar and 50g butter.