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Whole Wheat Burger Buns

Try  these   whole  wheat  burger  buns  for a  healthier  version.  Though  made  with part  whole  wheat  these are  still soft  and  delicious.  It does not  use  any preservatives  and  tastes  better  than  any store  bought  bread . 

Course Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 10 Buns
Author Syama

Ingredients

  • Whole Wheat Flour - 230 gms 1 C
  • All Purpose Flour - 180 gms 1 1/2 C
  • Water - 230gms about 1 C
  • Butter - 30 gms 2 Tbsp
  • Egg - 1 large
  • Sugar - 25 gms 2 Tbsp
  • Salt - 7.5 gms 11/4 tsp
  • Yeast - 11 gms 1 Tbsp

Topping (optional)

  • Butter : 2 Tbsp
  • or
  • Egg - 1 for egg wash
  • Sesame seeds - 1 Tsp

Instructions

  1. Warm 60 gms (1/4 C) water to 110 °F or just warm to touch . Add sugar to it and stir well . Sprinkle the yeast on top and set aside for 5 to 10 minutes to activate the yeast.
  2. Melt 2 tbsp butter . Break the egg into a bowl and beat lightly . Take the flours and salt in a large mixing bowl . Make a well in the middle add the activated yeast , egg and the butter into it . Use a spatula to stir the wet and dry ingredients together . Add enough water and stir so that all the flour is just wet and a lumpy mass is formed. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes .
  3. Knead to form a soft and pliable dough , adding more water or flour if the dough seems to need it . Knead for 10 minutes until the dough feels very soft and supple .Transfer to an oiled bowl, cover and let it rise at a warm place till doubled - 1 to 11/2 hours .
  4. Punch down the dough .Turn out onto a lightly floured kneading surface.Divide the dough into 10 equal portions .Form each portion into a smooth ball , and press gently to flatten just a little .Transfer to a baking sheet and brush with butter or egg wash .Sprinkle sesame seeds on top , if using .The dough balls should be spaced a couple inches apart.Cover with a plastic wrap . Set aside till doubled , about 30 to 45 minutes .
  5. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190°C) .Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the tops and browned nicely .Transfer to a wire rack to cool .