Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Wholewheat Burger Buns

Burgers are my favorite. That paired with some coke is a blissful Friday night meal for me. This time when we thought of burger night I decided to make it homemade ~ homemade in the sense everything from scratch right from the patty to the burger buns. Well, then because its me and because its homemade, I thought of making it healthy and sneak in some wholewheat flour and then because I am too ambitious I decided to make whole wheat burger buns with just a tad bit of flour. The only thing that I would like to add add here is that flatten the balls to a disc so that the buns dont rise like a big football.



Adapted from KingArthurFlour
Prep time: 15 mins; Bake time: 18 mins; Makes - 4 buns

~*What U Need*~
Water - 3/4 cup
Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Sugar - 3/4 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Instant yeast - 1 tsp
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Vital wheat gluten - 1 tbsp
Bread flour - 1/2 cup

Egg wash - to brush buns before baking
Sesame seeds - to sprinkle

How I Made it:
Sprinkle yeast onto warm water with the sugar. Allow to become frothy for 10 mins. Add the remaining ingredients and form a dough. Knead for 5-10 mins. Allow to rise until doubled for 1 hour. Divide dough into 4 pieces and smoothen each into a ball. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and allow to double again for 45 mins.
Brush with eggs or milk and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake in a 375F preheated oven for 15 - 18 minutes until tops are golden brown.

Serve as desired!!!

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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15 comments:

  1. Burger buns look really soft and healthy too..

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  2. Yummy! Nice to see a healthy burger bun- what do you make your burgers from?

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  3. perfect
    hope you will link this recipe to my event
    http://remyasean.blogspot.in/2015/01/first-blog-anniversary-and-giveaway.html

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  4. wow perfectly made buns and very healthy too vimitha :)

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  5. Hello Vimitha, Lovely buns....they look so plumped up and pretty sitting on the counter. Oh how I pine to bake my own......Thanks for sharing the recipe. How did you enjoy them?

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  6. Super healthy buns.Perfectly made.

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  7. Super healthy snack/ bread n nice idea Dear

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  8. Perfect buns. Hats off to u for the awesome bake. I wish I could have prepared as u have done. Cant even try also still lets c if I can come out with something. Thank u for the share.

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  9. Great. What if i do not want to use Gluten, any other substitute for that.

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