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55Total Time
35Prep Time
20Bake Time
A little effort

Poppy and sunflower seeded rolls

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About the bake

If you're on the hunt for a flavoursome bread roll, try out our delicious poppy and sunflower seed bread rolls.

These sunflower seed bread rolls are great served as an accompaniment at a dinner party or ideal filled to the brim and tucked into a lunch box.

If you enjoyed this recipe, try out our bacon & cheese loaf.

55Total Time
35Prep Time
20Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

    Put the flours into a large bowl with the salt and butter. Rub together with your fingertips to make crumbs. Add 2 tbsp each of poppy and sunflower seeds.

  2. Step 2:

    Add the muscovado sugar and yeast. Gradually pour in the warm water and mix together to make a rough dough.

  3. Step 3:

    Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface and stretch and knead the dough for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.

  4. Step 4:

    Cut the dough into 12 even sized pieces, make each into a smooth ball. Grease two baking sheets and arrange 6 buns onto each, keeping them well spaced apart. Sprinkle over the reserved teaspoon each of poppy and sunflower seeds. Cover loosely with cling film. Leave in a warm place until doubled in size. (This will take about 30 minutes).

  5. Step 5:

    Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan, gas mark 7). Remove cling film from bread and reduce the oven temperature to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6). Bake the rolls for 15-20 minutes until risen and golden.

  6. Step 6:

    For a special meal, why not put the unbaked dough into well greased mini terracotta flowerpots. Rise bake and serve rolls in the pots for a stylish effect.


    • 300g Very strong white bread flour
    • 250g Very strong wholemeal bread flour
    • 1.5 tsp Salt
    • 25g Butter (unsalted)
    • 3 tbsp Unrefined dark muscovado sugar
    • 3 tbsp Poppy seeds
    • 3 tbsp Sunflower seeds
    • 1 tsp Easy bake yeast
    • 350ml Warm water

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