Tiger Rolls

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Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

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Also called Dutch crunch rolls, these have a crisp topping made from rice flour, and are popular in both the Netherlands and the UK.

In the US, they’re found largely in San Francisco.

The tasty topping derives a lot of its flavour from the yeast in it and its crunch from the rice flour, which, being mostly starch, contributes no elasticity and therefore bakes to a hard, crunchy texture. Rice flour is available in most health food shops. Dutch crunch topping is equally approp