Burger Buns Recipe

by Merissa on August 23, 2010

in Recipes

I have several requests for the burger buns recipe from the other night so here it is!
What you need:
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 T butter
  • 3/4 t. salt
  • 3 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 T. sugar
  • 2 t. yeast
Add in the order listed into a bread machine. Put on the Dough cycle. When the dough is done, knead for a few minutes with flour and form into balls. Flatten. Let rise in a warm place for 20-30 minutes. Beat one eggwhite with 1 T. water and brush on top. Bake at 375F for 12 - 15 minutes. You can also use this recipe for hot dog buns.
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1 Anonymous August 23, 2010 at 11:22 pm

How could you use this recipe without a bread machine? -Amanda Y. (ayyogurt)(at)(yahoo)(dotcom)


2 Merissa January 2, 2012 at 1:39 pm

You would have to mix it, then knead for a good 5 minutes. Then let it rise for about an hour. Then pick up from the “form into balls” step.


3 Ellie January 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm

How many does this recipe make?


4 Merissa January 2, 2012 at 1:40 pm

It makes 12 large buns.


5 Ellie January 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm



6 Brenda Slye July 11, 2012 at 4:51 am

These look great! I’ll have to try them. Most rolls have that high fructose corn syrup in them so it will be nice to be able to make our own and not have it. Plus I’m trying to find ways to not depend so much on the grocery stores. Thank you.


7 Wendy January 22, 2014 at 7:17 am

So just to clarify when making without bread machine: let dough rise for about an hour, then flatten and let rise again for about 30 minutes? I have never ever made home made bread before. We call “home made” when I buy the frozen loaves and bake! I know I can do so much better than that for my family. Also I think maybe this would be another way to save on the grocery bill…yes?


8 Merissa January 22, 2014 at 7:55 am

Yes, that would be right. And yes, homemade bread and baked goods are a great way to save!


9 Hannah June 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm

Love this recipe! I just made two batches, one regular and one gluten free! I was skeptical with the gluten free, as I was experimenting, and other ‘experimental’ gluten free breads have not gone so well:-) But these actually taste and look good! Yay! All I did was substitute the flour for Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Homemade Bread Mix. I made them without a bread machine so not sure if making them in a machine would make a difference but I wouldn’t think so. Anyway, thought I would share in case anyone else wondered about gluten free:-)


10 Merissa June 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm

Awesome, thank you for sharing that!


11 Debra July 3, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Hi! I am still learning the ins-and-outs of bread making, so I have a somewhat silly question. When making these, do I use active dry yeast or fast acting (quick rise) yeast? Or will they both work the same?


12 Merissa July 4, 2014 at 8:50 am

In my experience they both work about the same πŸ™‚


13 ashley June 8, 2015 at 11:19 am

These are great ! I have been starting to make breads alot more.. Do you always make your own or are there any that you prefer to buy. I have had a hard time making a good sandwich bread that slices good without falling apart.


14 Merissa June 8, 2015 at 2:04 pm

We like to make everything that we eat for breads. My hubby actually prefers that his sandwiches be on buns so that’s how we solved the thin/falling apart bread loaves here πŸ™‚


15 ashley June 9, 2015 at 5:49 am

Thats Nice i also wanted to say congrads on your book it looks great! Over the past few years ive been trying a little more each year live more simply and i love it. From cloth diapering my babies to growing a large garden & canning our food. We also have become sams members and have been buying meat from a local butcher. We hope to also ad chickens next year! The more that i do here at home the better i feel i love teaching all these things to my children as well.They are homeschooled so i get to spend so much more time with them teaching them life skills! Your site is great im always on here getting recipes!


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