Monday, 13 June 2016

Dinner buns! A family tradition

So this recipe is from my mother and these buns are delicious! And they are so worth the time. I have adapted down the amount of yeast. But if you like, use the 2 Tbsp amount the original called for. 

To start take a bowl and put the following ingredients:

1Tbsp yeast 
3 Cups warm water 
1/4 cup sugar

After letting the yeast bubble and sit for 15 minutes add 

1/4 cup oil
2 eggs
6 cups of flour 
1 tsp salt

Stir until it's a combined sticky mass.

Then pour out onto a work surface that has 1 cup of flour on it. Cover the top with some of the flour and knead and mix for at least 5 minutes till soft and smooth, you can knead up to 1 more cup of flour.
This is your chance to just enjoy life and roll the mass back and forth 

Once you have completed kneading place in a lightly oiled bowl and let rise for 1 hour. 

After rising lay out on a very lightly floured surface and shape into 40 equally sized dough balls. Roll each one between your hands and once you are happy with the shape place on a parchment covered or buttered pan, let the buns rise for 1 hour, then place into the oven that has been preheated to 350F
Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.

so tasty, I hope you enjoy! 

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