Homemade Buns

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 16 servings

Buns are an indispensable element when making all kinds of burgers and sandwiches. You don’t always have to buy them, because they’re really easy to make at home, and for sure they will be better than those from the grocery store.

Ingredients Needed for Homemade Buns


For the buns:

2 cups of warm water
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon active dry yeast
1 cup milk
3 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup flour
3.5 ounces of butter, melted

Sandwich idea:

1 bun
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 lettuce leaf
2 cheeses slices
1 radish, thinly sliced
1 prosciutto slice
chili flakes

How to Cook Homemade Buns

  1. Pour the warm water in a large bowl.
  2. Add the sugar, active dry yeast, and stir until they dissolve into the water.
  3. Keep stirring, and add the milk and 2 eggs, and incorporate them into the mixture.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and 1 cup of flour, and keep stirring until the mixture thickens.
  5. Use your hands to knead the dough until you get a smooth and elastic dough.
  6. Cover the bowl with a towel and let it rise for 30 minutes.
  7. Pour the melted butter over the dough.
  8. Spread flour on your working surface and knead the dough for 3-4 minutes, to incorporate the butter.
  9. Place it in the bowl once again, cover it with a towel and let it rise for another 20 minutes.
  10. Preheat the oven to 380°F/190°C.
  11. Grab the dough, place it on your working surface and divide it into approximately 16 round balls, around 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter.
  12. Superficially score the buns on top.
  13. Crack the remaining egg, whisk it, and spread it over the buns.
  14. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the buns over it.
  15. Slide the tray into the oven for the next 45 minutes.
  16. After they’re ready, you can use the buns to make all kinds of sandwiches.
  17. If you’re lacking inspiration, you can try the following recipe:
  18. Slice the bun through the middle, and spread ketchup on the bottom side. Top it with lettuce, cheese, radish, prosciutto, and top it with a few chili flakes.

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