Over the weekend I had planned to make grilled chicken breast sandwiches. About an hour before I was going to start putting things together I realized I didn’t have any buns! A normal person would jump in the car and buy a package at the store, but I thought – I bet I could make some!
A quick google search and I landed on what looked like a great recipe from Taste of Home’s website for 40 minute hamburger buns – I didn’t have to let the dough rise!
Their recipe said it made 12 buns, I made 10 – each dough ball weighed 2.75 ounces
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 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
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.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 195 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 204 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.
Here’s what they looked like before going into the oven –
And here’s after they were baked:
These were amazingly great! I will definitely make these again!
So salad club at my office was super deluxe this week, as you can see by my salad this is why I enjoy it so much!
And we had my daughter Claire’s softball game last night – still chilly out! We had a tough loss, but most of the girls didn’t even know – after the game, since I’m the scorekeeper they would ask – did we win? So I guess if they don’t realize it during the game, that’s a good thing!
She got to play catcher too – kind of a hard position because even at 10 years old some of these girls can already pitch 30-50 miles an hour – it’s crazy!
Did you play any sports as a kid? My twin Biz and I were lucky played softball, tennis, volleyball, basketball, soccer, ran track, gymnastics etc! Maybe that’s why we were skinny as kids! Ha!
Have a great day!