Burger Buns

BBQ season is upon us.  If you feel like making your own bread, have at it. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water, warm
  • 1 tsp. sugar (I use maple syrup)
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ tsp. salt

Method

  1. Dissolve sugar in water
  2. Add yeast to water and set aside to bloom
  3. Combine flours and salt in a large bowl and mix
  4. Once yeast has formed a spongy layer at the top of the water, add liquid to flours
  5. Mix until well-combined
  6. Let dough sit in bowl with damp towel on top to rise for 1-3 hours
  7. After the dough has risen, pour onto flour-dusted surface
  8. Knead dough for 5-10 minutes
  9. Divide dough into 16 equal pieces (this makes slider-size buns)
  10. Roll out each piece into a flat disc approximately ½ inch thick
  11. Place bread on parchment-lined baking sheet
  12. Bake in oven preheated oven for 15-20 minutes
  13. Let rest for 10-20 minutes after taking them out of oven
  14. Enjoy!

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