Homemade Basic Buns recipe


Homemade Basic Buns

Very easy and delicious buns made with simple ingredients, these make great dinner rolls.


  • 11/3 cup water
  • 4 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 teaspoon yeast
  • 11/2 teaspoon salt


  • In a bowl mix the water, flour, yeast, and salt add more water or flour if needed and mix for few minutes.
    turn the dough out on a work surface knead until smooth and elastic for about 10 minutes.
    Put the dough in a clean bowl and cover with a dish towel.
    Let it rise until doubled in size about 50 minutes to 2 hours.
    Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, roll each piece into a ball and place in a baking sheet.
    Proof until doubled in size about 30 minutes. Cover the baking sheet with foil and let the steam cook the buns.
    Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes take the foil and let it continue baking until golden and hollow sounding when tapped underneath.
    Brush with butter.
    Cool on a wire rack.
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