I am telling you this is one of the best bun in the world. So soft and so fluffy. Please guys before starting the post, i am telling you, dont ask me substitutes for anything. Because it has to be done exactly like this..I am not sure about the substitutes of eggs in this..But i will surely share a eggless brioche recipe soon.
This is so easy to make, the dough with take just few mins to make. The dough is so easy to work with, you can shape it into any shapes..
Resting Time : 1.5 to 2 hours
Baking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 12 buns
Recipe Source : SimplySoGood
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 3 1/2 cup / 420 grams
Water – 1 cup / 240 ml
Milk – 3 tblspn
Dry Yeast – 2 tsp
Sugar – 2 1/2 tblspn
Egg – 1
Salt to taste
Unsalted Butter – 50 grams (softened)
Take water in a microwave safe bowl, add in milk and butter and microwave it for 10 to 20 sec. It should get nice a warm..Should be luke warm. The butter wont melt.
Now add sugar to it and mix well. Now sprinkle over yeast and let it sit for 5 mins till it is activated.
Now take flour, salt in a bowl and mix well.
Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl and mix well
Add in egg and mix well.
Now knead this for a good 5 mins till the dough is soft and springy.
Cover it and let it rest for 1 to 1.5 hour till it is doubled in size.
Now knock back the air and knead once. Flatten it and divide it into equal portion.
Take one portion and shape it into ball. Flatten it slightly.
You can even braid the dough or do it in any shape. Arrange this in a parchment lined baking tray and cover it fr 30 mins till it puffed and doubled in size.
Preheat the oven to 200 degree C.
Now brush the top of the buns with some egg and sprinkle it with sesame seeds
Now bake this for 15 mins. Remove it and let it cool a little before serving.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Take water in a microwave safe jug|
|add in milk|
|i popped it in microwave for 10 to 20 sec till it is luke warm,
the butter need not melt throughly
|now add in sugar and mix well|
|add in yeast and mix well..Let it sit for 5 mins.|
|Now the yeast is activated|
|Take flour in a bowl|
|add in salt|
|mix well and make a well in the center|
|now add the yeast mix|
|add in egg|
|now knead this for a good 5 mins|
|it will form into a smooth and soft dough|
|Now place this in a large bowl|
|cover it with a plastic wrap and let it rise|
|look beautifully it has risen|
|knock back the air and give a knead|
|now flatten it like a disc|
|cut it into equal portions|
|take a ball|
|roll it into a smooth ball|
|place it in a parchment sheet lined baking dish..
I used my silicon mat
|flatten it slightly|
|Now take another portion|
|Roll it thinly|
|give a twist like this|
|now tuck one side under|
|and other side upper..pinch them as well|
|now lets make braided broiche..take three balls|
|roll them thinly|
|pinch the top|
|now start braiding, like you braid your hair|
|i cut off the top and bottom to give a finished look|
|arrange all your buns and bread in a tray|
|cover it again and let it rise|
|I would suggest you to use a bigger pan or do it in batches.Because since i placed them quite close, as the buns
baked they stuck to each other..
|now crack open a egg|
|beat them up|
|brush on top generously|
|Sprinkle with seeds|
|all beautifully baked|
|They were just soft as cloud|
|look how soft it is..|