|Preparation||Resting||Cooking||Start to finish|
|49 min.||2 hours 45 min.||25 min.||3 hours 59 min.|
|1||Put into a food-processor bowl: 15 g yeast, 500 g plain white flour (French Type 65), 180 g milk, 75 g butter, 2 eggs and 9 g salt.
The milk should be at fridge temperature.
|2||Knead on slow speed for 10 minutes (the mixture should ideally reach 73°F [23°C] during this process).
Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.
|3||Gather the dough into a ball, transfer to a clean bowl and cover with a plastic sheet. Leave to rest for 1 hour.||1 hour|
|4||After this, weight out into 100 g lumps.||8 min.|
|5||Shape into balls, cover with a plastic sheet and leave to rest for 15 minutes.||15 min.|
|6||Prepare 2 dishes, one with sesame seeds, the other with wet absorbant paper.||5 min.|
|7||Press out a ball of dough into a disc by hand, then reform into a ball.
Roll the top of the ball over the wet paper to moisten it thoroughly.
|8||Then roll it around in the sesame seeds...||7 min.|
|9||...to coat the top of the ball.||7 min.|
|10||Place the ball on a baking sheet.
Prepare all the balls of dough like this, cover with a plastic sheet and leave to rest for 1 hour 30 minutes.
|1 hour 30 min.|
|11||Preheat the oven to 460°F (240°C) and bake for about 25 minutes, until the buns are golden brown.
Note: As when baking any bread, you should ensure that the oven is filled with steam for the first 15 minutes of baking. This page shows you how; it really is the secret of golden-brown, crusty loaves..
For 8 buns : 2.56 €
Per buns : 0.32 €
|Plain white flour (French Type 65): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roscoff loaf, Seeded loaf, Mustard baps, Leavened bread, Ali Baba bread, ... All|
|Milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Polenta, Toasted almond cake, Chocolate rolls (petits pains), Pretzels, Nantes Tourton, ... All|
|Butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pavlova, Caribbean upside-down cake, Panettone, Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux, Kouign-amann brioche, ... All|
|Sesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Feta and spinach brik pie, Sushi, Seeded loaf, Burger buns, ... All|
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