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Homemade Hamburger Buns

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 2 hrs, 35 mins
Yield Makes 12 buns
  

Ingredients

  • 1 (48-oz.) package frozen white bread dough loaves
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds or poppy seeds (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Let dough stand at room temperature for 15 minutes. Cut dough into 12 equal portions. Place dough portions on a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.

  2. Shape each dough portion into a 5-inch circle, and place on lightly greased jelly-roll pan. Whisk together egg and 2 Tbsp. water. Brush dough lightly with egg mixture; sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

  3. Let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.

  4. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake rolls 20 to 22 minutes or until browned. Let stand 15 minutes. Cut rolls in half crosswise; toast, if desired.

Cook's Notes

Note: We tested with Bridgford Frozen White Ready-Dough loaves.