Multigrain Buns Recipe
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Multigrain Buns Recipe

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Delicious with a meal or to make a sandwich, these light and tasty rolls have a super nutty flavor.—Josie Drzewicki, Spirit River, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 18 servings


  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 3 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup salted sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 5-1/2 to 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Additional oats

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 267 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 233mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the whole wheat flour, oats, 1 egg, sesame and sunflower seeds, oil, butter, sugar, salt, caraway, vinegar and 2 cups all-purpose flour. Beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  3. Punch dough down. Shape into 18 round balls; roll each into a 4-1/2 in. circle. Place on grease baking sheets. Beat egg yolk with water; brush over buns. Sprinkle with oats. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  4. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Multigrain Buns in Taste of Home October/November 1995, p8

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jfactor130 User ID: 1024087 6599
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"This are delicious. I made mine smaller and got 35 buns, I also swapped some multi-grain flour for the all purpose flour and omitted the caraway seeds (not everyone in my house enjoys that flavour). But other than that made as stated. Very delicious, I've made these twice in one week!!"

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