For today’s baking post dish I wanted to share my recipe for burger buns. I was able to find this recipe at http://www.aseasyasapplepie.com I loved her take at this traditional bread but I have done my own twerks to the recipe.
Hope you guys enjoy & happy Saturday! 😊
You will need:
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup hot water
2 7/8 T butter (I use salted & room temperature)
7 T sugar * I like my bread sweet, if you don’t you can put whatever amount you want (ex: 2T)
1 tsp salt * If you do not put 7T of sugar you can skip this step
4 cups AP Flour
3/4 tsp yeast and less than 1/2 tsp sugar *
*for the yeast you put the dry yeast with the tsp of sugar and add a little bit of water so it covers the yeast and sugar. Set it aside and let it rise while you prep the rest of your ingredients. (See image below)
On a mixer with the hook tool you first put the flour, sugar, and salt. Mix it a little on slow and add the room temperature butter. Mix it for a moment and slowly add your yeast with the milk and water. Mix it at medium speed for 5 minutes. If your dough looks dry it is okay let it mix and everything will incorporate (see image below). When ready remove the hook and just knead it for a moment. Remove it from mixing bowl, make it round and place it on a round container. Cover it until it has doubled in size. Once it has reached the desired size (see image below) make small balls or the size you want your buns to be. Place on a sheet pan with parchment paper and brush them with milk. Let them rise for 1 hour and once ready (when you put your finger and the dough comes back) brush once more with milk and bake at 350 F or 175 C for 10 minutes or until golden.