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Burger buns

Burger buns

Much better, softer, in particular not as sticky as the commercial buns, these buns are ideal for hamburgers, but you can also use them for sandwiches.

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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 12 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
33 min.2 hours15 min.2 hours 48 min.
Preservation: Several days in a towel bag.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
5 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #1 Melt 40 g butter in 400 ml milk over low heat.
Stage 2
1 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #2 Put 600 g flour in the bowl of the mixer, add 20 g yeast.
Stage 3
10 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #3 Add the milk-butter mixture, 10 g coarse salt, and knead for 10 minutes.

Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.
Stage 4
1 hour
Burger buns : Photo of step #4 Gather the dough into a ball, place in a suitable container, dust the top with flour and cover with a plastic sheet.

Leave to rise at room temerature until the dough has doubled in volume (1 or 2 hours).
Stage 5
5 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #5 Roll out the dough to 1,5 or 2 cm thick ( ¾") minimum (important, otherwise your buns will not be thick enough).
Stage 6
3 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #6 Cut out circles 9-10 cm (4") diameter with cutter.
Stage 7
1 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #7 Lift off excess dough.
Stage 8
5 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #8 Then with a metal spatula or fish-slice, transfer the buns to a baking sheet.
Stage 9
Burger buns : Photo of step #9 Repeat this rolling and cutting several times to use up all the dough.
Stage 10
1 hour
Burger buns : Photo of step #10 Leave to rise a good hour again covered with a plastic sheet.

Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.
Stage 11
3 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #11 After this time, glaze the top of each bun, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Stage 12
15 min.
Burger buns : Photo of step #12 Bake for approximately 15 minutes (check the colour towards the end of cooking time).

Remarks

Once you have tasted these buns, you will no longer be able to buy the sticky commercial ones (especially if you read the ingredients on the label...).

If you'd like more information about making your own bread, look at this dedicated page.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
276686 gr466 gr65 gr
138 %33 %44 %10 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2548 gr43 gr6 gr
13 %3 %4 %1 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2307 gr38 gr5 gr
12 %3 %4 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 12 pieces : 1.99 €
Per piece : 0.17 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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