Burger Buns

Fresh golden brown burger buns with sesame seeds.

Scott's Tips: 

Smack yourself up a big good home burger for these puppies cause' they good.

Servings: 
4 Servings
Prep Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ingredients: 
1
Cup
Lukewarm water
2
Tablespoons
Unsalted butter - room temperature
1
Large
Egg
3 1/4
Cups
Bread flour
1/4
Cup
Sugar
1
Teaspoons
Salt
1
Tablespoon
Instant yeast
1
Large
Egg yolk plus 1 teaspoon water
Instructions: 
  1. Sprinkle the yeast into the water and leave for 5 to 10 minutes, until frothy. Stir to dissolve.
  2. In a big bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Turn the dough out on to a lightly floured working surface and knead for about 10 minutes until you've made a soft, smooth dough.
  4. Place the dough in a clean and lightly greased bowl.
  5. Cover it with a towel and let rise for about 1 (or1-1/2) hour, until doubled in size.
  6.  Divide the dough into 8 pieces and shape each piece into a flattened ball.
  7.  Place the buns on greased baking sheets, cover with a towel and let rise 30 to 40 minutes, until they're quite puffy and doubled in size.
  8. Preheat the oven to 375.
  9. Glaze the buns with the egg yolk and water mixture, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  10. Bake the buns for 12 to 15 minutes, until they are golden brown.
  11. Remove them from the oven and cool them on a wire rack.