Homemade Hamburger Buns
Soft and fluffy hamburger bun recipe.
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes + rising
Makes: 8 buns
- All purpose flour- 1/2 cup + 3 cups( total 455 gms)
- Active dry yeast- 2 and 1/4 tsp( 1 packet /7 gms)
- Lukewarm water – 235 ml(approx 1 cup)
- Egg – 1 large
- Butter,melted – 3 tbsp
- Sugar – 3 tbsp
- Salt- 1 and 1/4 tsp (8 gms)
- Egg – 1 medium ( for egg wash)
- Milk – 1 tbsp( for egg wash0
- Sesame seeds – as required
In a large bowl combine together 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, yeast and lukewarm water.Whisk together until smooth.Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes or until foamy.
Add 1 egg, melted butter, sugar and salt.
Whisk well until combined.
Add the remaining flour and mix well.
Knead well for 10 to 12 minutes.The dough will be soft, elastic and slightly sticky.Drizzle 1 or 2 tsp oil into the bowl and turn the dough to coat the entire surface thinly with oil.Cover it with aluminum foil or plastic wrap and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in volume for about 2 hours.
Punch down the risen dough using your fist.Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
Form into a 1/2 ” thick rectangle and divide it into 8 equal pieces.Form each piece into 1/2 ” thick rounds .Line a baking tray with parchment paper.Arrange the buns 1/2 ” apart on prepared baking tray.Dust the buns very lightly with flour.Loosely cover with a plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until almost doubled in volume for about 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 190 Deg C.In a bowl,mix together 1 egg and 1 tbsp milk using a fork until combined.Very gently brush the buns with the egg mixture without deflating the risen dough.
Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and bake for about 15 to 17 minutes or until lightly browned on top.Let cool completely before slicing.
- You can find the recipe for vegetable patties ( in pic) here.