Cook's Hideout: Burger Buns

August 29, 2010

Burger Buns

With Summer almost coming to an end with the upcoming Labor day weekend here in the U.S., I wanted to post the recipes I made this summer. Some of them are great for backyard grilling parties and some like these Burger buns are fun to make anytime of the year.

After a lot of deliberations and thought we bought our first grille this summer. We wanted to buy a really small one since both my husband and I didn’t think veggie bbq needs anymore investment than that. But we ended up buying this 4 burner Grille master for $200. We had our first barbeque with family for 4th of July and everybody really enjoyed the food and the time together cooking and grilling (Yup.. this post has been on my drafts for more than a month now).

For our first ever BBQ I made these beautiful burger buns and they came out awesome, tasted way better than store bought. Recipe is from King Arthur flour and it is very easy to put together too.

All purpose Flour – 1¾ cups
White Whole wheat flour – ¾ cup
Salt – 1¼ tsp
Sugar – ¼ cup
Yeast – 1tbsp
Butter – 2tbsp
Egg – 1 large, lightly beaten
Luke warm water – ¾ cup

  • Combine flours, salt, sugar & yeast in a large mixing bowl.
  • Melt butter and add along with egg to the flour mixture. Add water and mix until everything is well incorporated.
  • Knead until it forms into soft, smooth dough. Cover and let rise until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  • Gently deflate the dough and divide into equal pieces. I was able to make 11 approximately equal sized rolls. Shape piece into a round 1” thick and flatten to about 3” across.
  • Place the buns on a lightly greased baking sheet; cover and let rise for another 1 hour, until the buns are very puffy.
  • Preheat the oven to 375ºF and bake the buns for 12-15 minutes until golden. Cool on rack.
These buns are perfect for burgers, but they also make great breakfast with some butter & jam..


  1. hey pavani ,those buns looks really superb ...making buns at home is fun ...n will get a nice satisfaction too :)
    thanks for sharing dear


  2. Prefectly baked burger buns..fantastic work..

  3. Wowo thise buns just look perfect, i can imagine the aroma when you were baking them.

  4. They look super soft and delicious..Even I have posted a bread recipe today

  5. They look wonderful- your breads are amazing, Pavani. Can you believe summer is almost over? Must try this ASAP.

  6. wow so soft buns and looking yummy .......

  7. wow they looks so perfect!!


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