Homemade Hamburger Buns with Sesame Topping

Homemade Hamburger Buns with Sesame Topping

Ingredients:

1 ¾ cup bread flour

½ tsp salt

1 tbsp caster sugar

1 tsp instant dry yeast

1/3 cup full cream milk (room temperature)

1 large egg (lightly beaten)

30g unsalted butter (soften at room temperature)

Topping:

Some egg wash

1 tsp white sesame seeds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, add in full cream milk and instant dry yeast, stir to combine and leave aside for 5 minutes.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add in bread flour, salt, caster sugar and beaten egg. Stir to combine and create a well at the center.
  3. Pour in the yeast mixture and knead into a rough dough.
  4. Transfer the rough dough onto a working surface and continue to knead until everything are well incorporated.
  5. Add in soften unsalted butter, continue to knead until the dough become smooth and elastic.
  6. Transfer the dough into a bowl and leave in the cold oven for 1st round of proofing until doubled in size.
  7. Deflate the dough and divide into 4 equal portions and shape into round.
  8. Arrange the dough 2-inches apart on a lined baking sheet and place in the cold oven for second round of proofing until doubled in size.
  9. Remove the baking sheet from the oven, use a pastry brush to apply egg wash on top and side of each dough and sprinkle ¼ tsp of white sesame seeds on each dough.
  10. Bake at 200C for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Remove from oven and leave on wire rack to cool completely.
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