These homemade whole wheat buns have a better taste and texture than anything you can buy in the store.

  • Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup Water, Warm
  • 1/4 cup Plain yoghurt
  • 4 1/2 Tbsp Liquid egg white
  • 3 Tbsp White sugar
  • 3 Tbsp Margarine
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup White flour
  • 2 1/4 tsp Dry yeast
  • TOPPING *
  • 1 Tbsp Liquid egg white
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame seeds
  1. Instructions
  2. In the measuring cup or another bowl, add the dry yeast to the warm tap water. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients and margarine. Stir to mix.
  4. Add the yeast/water mix to the dry ingredients, and stir with a large wooden spoon to blend.
  5. When the dough is blended, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, sprinkle a little more flour on top of the dough, and knead for 5 minutes.
  6. Let dough rest for about 10 minutes.
  7. Using a kitchen scale, cut dough into a sections weighing 3 oz or 85 grams each.
    And roll into balls.
  8. FOR HAMBURGER BUNS: Press balls flat with palms of hands to form 3-4″ circles, and place close to each other on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  9. FOR HOTDOG BUNS: Roll balls into 6″ long cylinders, and place close to each other on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  10. Set baking sheet and buns aside to rise for 1-1 1/2 hours.
  11. Brush tops of risen buns with liquid egg white, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  12. Preheat oven to 375 F and bake 20 – 25 minutes until tops are golden brown.
  13. When done remove buns from pan, and place on wire rake to cool.
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