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Mini burger buns

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These mini burger buns are such a good idea for a special celebration or for a child’s birthday party.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Makes:20
  • Skill level:easy

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  • 500g 17⅝ oz Strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Strong white bread flour
  • 1½tsp 1½tsp Salt
  • 1tsp 1tsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 15g ½ oz Butter (unsalted) softened
  • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet (7g)
  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Warm water
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Sesame seeds

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Place the flour and salt into a large bowl, stir in the sugar and the yeast, then rub in the butter.

    Ingredients for this step

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Add enough water to form a soft, slightly sticky dough, you may not need it all.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Warm water
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for up to 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Divide the dough into 20 small pieces and roll each piece into a ball, then place on a baking tray, ensuring you leave space in between.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Cover with lightly greased cling film and leave in a warm place for 20-30 minutes, until the balls have almost doubled in size. Sprinkle over some sesame seeds.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 50g 1⅞ oz Sesame seeds
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Preheat the oven to 230°C (fan 210°C, gas mark 8).

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Bake the dough balls for 10 minutes then reduce the temperature to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6), for a further 10 minutes or until the dough balls are risen, golden brown and sound hollow when tapped underneath.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Serve with a mini burger, a slice of cheese and some salad leaves.