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 .
Keyword Whole Wheat Burger Buns
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 3hours
Whole Wheat Flour - 230 gms1 C
All Purpose Flour - 180 gms1 1/2 C
Water - 230gmsabout 1 C
Butter - 30 gms2 Tbsp
Egg - 1 large
Sugar - 25 gms2 Tbsp
Salt - 7.5 gms11/4 tsp
Yeast - 11 gms1 Tbsp
Butter : 2 Tbsp
Egg - 1for egg wash
Sesame seeds - 1 Tsp
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.
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/whole-wheat-burger-buns/ .