The other day, I made a pork roast and wanted to make pulled pork sandwiches the next day, but had no buns. This recipe did in a pinch and everyone loved their sandwiches.
These small sandwich buns are easy to make when you use a bread maker to knead and prepare the dough. They’re shaped using the bottom of a wide water glass and you can make them the size you’d like.
The buns pictured are made with white flour (it was all I had at the time), but you can substitute the white flour with whole wheat.
For an extra delicious sandwich, serve when the buns are slightly warm. Oh my goodness!
- 1 ¼ cup milk, room temperature
- 1 egg, room temperature
- 2 tablespoons soft butter
- 4 cups flour
- ¼ cup sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 package yeast (2 ¼ teaspoons)
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- Extra flour for rolling doll
Also, keep on hand bread maker, measuring cups and spoons, rolling pin, water glass with wide bottom, baking sheets and pastry brush.
Serves: Makes 24 buns
Step 1: Add Ingredients to Bread Maker
Add the milk, egg and butter to the bread maker. Top with the flour, sugar and salt. Make a well in the center and add the yeast. Place the bread maker on the dough setting and let it do it’s magic.
Step 2: Form Your Buns
Once the bread maker is done, remove the dough and place it on a lightly floured surface and work dough gently. Divide the dough into two chunks and, one at a time, roll dough out to about a ¾ inch thickness. Use the bottom of wide water glass (approx 2 inches) to cut out your buns.
Place the buns on the baking sheets (lightly grease them if they’re not non-stick).
Brush the tops with butter using a pastry brush. Cover and let the buns sit for 1 hour.
Step 3: Preheat Oven and Bake Your Buns
Preheat your oven to 350 F. Bake your buns for 9-12 until lightly browned.