Homemade Burger Buns
It may surprise you but baking breads is simple. Get the right ingredients and measure correctly. To start with try this  easy recipe for baking fresh burger buns at home. Don’t forget to add some love !!
Servings Prep Time
12number 45minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30minutes 180minutes
Servings Prep Time
12number 45minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30minutes 180minutes
For Polishing
  1. Measure all the ingredients.
  2. If you are using active yeast then in 1/4 cup warm water stir in yeast and sugar and let it sit for 5 minutes , till it becomes foamy.
  3. With a hand blender beat sugar and butter together. When the butter-sugar mixture becomes a pale yellow and light , add egg and blend.
  4. Add the yeast mixture, scrape the extra and blend till it combines.
  5. Add milk & remaining water and blend. Gradually add 2.5cup of water and mix flour until it combines well with the mixture.
  6. Change the hand blender attachment to dough hook. Add 2 cups of flour and mix ( 4-6 minutes) till dough combines well and is sticky.
  7. Sprinkle a little flour on the clean kitchen counter and transfer the dough. Knead the dough for 8 to 10 minutes till the dough is smooth. If the dough is very sticky add a little more flour. Dough should be soft and smooth.
  8. Transfer the dough to greased large bowl and cover it with cling film. Put the dough in a slightly warm place, you can cover it in a blanket also, for two hours or more till the dough doubles. A perfect dough would be smooth and shiny
  9. Once the dough has doubled punch it down and lightly knead it for 30 seconds. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and make round balls and place them on a baking sheet. If you want smaller buns , you may make divide the dough in more portions, however baking time in such a case may vary
  10. Cover the baking sheet with a wet towel or cling film and keep it in a warm place to rise for forty five minutes to an hour, or until double the size.
  11. In the last 10 minutes pre heat the oven at 180 degrees.
  12. Lightly beat an egg and add a table spoon of milk and brush it on the buns . Sprinkle sesame seeds and bake it in the oven for baking for 15 – 20 minutes , till the top of the buns is golden brown.
  13. Take it out from oven and brush a little butter on top.
  14. Serve warm or for later use, allow it to cool and store in an airtight container.
  15. If you ask my daughter or husband it goes well with just about anything.
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