11 July 2015

Homemade Hamburger Buns

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Homemade Hamburger Buns

Soft and fluffy hamburger bun recipe.
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes +  rising
Makes: 8 buns
Recipe Source:allrecipes
  1. All purpose flour- 1/2 cup + 3 cups( total 455 gms)
  2. Active dry yeast- 2 and 1/4 tsp( 1 packet /7 gms)
  3. Lukewarm water - 235 ml(approx 1 cup)
  4. Egg - 1 large
  5. Butter,melted - 3 tbsp
  6. Sugar - 3 tbsp
  7. Salt- 1 and 1/4 tsp (8 gms)
  8. Egg - 1 medium ( for egg wash)
  9. Milk - 1 tbsp( for egg wash0
  10. 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.


    1. Looks real fluffy and by no means homemade.

    2. Is it possible to make with out oven

      1. Yes..you can bake using a pressure cooker ...follow the steps same as mentioned in the pressure cooker vanilla cake


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