- 2 tablespoons active dry yeast
- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 to 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add oil and sugar; let stand for 5 minutes. Add the egg, salt and enough flour to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 3-5 minutes. Do not let rise. Divide into 12 pieces; shape each into a ball. Place 3 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
- Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 1 dozen.
Reviews for 40-Minute Hamburger Buns
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This is a good quick recipe. The buns are nice and moist, though sometimes a bit heavy. The 2 tablespoons of yeast is not a mistake; that's what makes it so they don't need to rise before shaping.
I'm pretty sure the recipe should read 2 teaspoons yeast, instead of 2 tablespoons. That's how much I used and it turned out fine. I also chose to let rise before shaping and used only a tablespoon of sugar.
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water CookwithClay.
Good recipe, I use it often.
I am not exactly sure what I did wrong on this recipe, but I followed all of the directions as written and couldn't come close to using the amount of flour stated. There simply isn't enough liquid with a single egg, 1/3 cup oil, and 2 tablespoons of water to absorb it all. I had to add another 3/4 of a cup to get it to form a dough, when using the flour amount stated.
This is a great recipe. I changed it a little substituting about half of the flour with whole wheat flour. I also let the dough rise (about double in size) before splitting into rolls. Then I let the rolls rise again until they were about the size I wanted them for a hamburger bun. They turned out moist and delicious!! I also also brushed melted butter on top to keep the bun tops soft.