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If you're looking for the ultimate hamburger bun, look no further.
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Homemade Hamburger Buns (Bread Machine)

If you’re looking for the ultimate hamburger bun, look no further. These Homemade Hamburger Buns are not only quick and easy to make, but also light and fluffy. Topped with sesame seeds or plain, they’re beautiful to look at and perfect for any occasion.  
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time2 hrs 27 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Hamburger Buns
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Chula King

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup water enough such that the total of the milk, egg and water is 8 ounces
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 Tablespoon white sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 ½ cups (12-ounces, 340 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1 ⅛ teaspoon bread machine yeast

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients pan of bread machine in the order listed. Program the machine for the dough cycle, and press start. When the dough cycle has finished, transfer the dough to a floured surface. Using either a pizza cutter or a dough scrapper, cut the dough into 6 (3.44 ounces, 97 grams) or 8 (2.5 ounces, 71 grams). Form each piece into a ball and place on parchment lined baking sheet. Using floured fingertips, flatten each piece until it is about ½-inch thick. Cover; allow to rise in a warm place* until doubled in size, about 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven; transfer to wire rack to cool.
  • Yield: 6 large or 8 regular-sized hamburger buns.

Notes

*To create the perfect environment for rising, turn on electric oven for exactly 1 minute and 45 seconds.

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 233mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.9mg