Thursday, June 2, 2011

Butter Buns

These buns are excellent.  Tender, buttery and delicious.

Not much to say here today.  It seems when the weather gets nice there ten thousand things to do.  Garden, school stuff to wrap up, places to go, yard work- you know how it goes.

Butter Buns
Recipe adapted from this recipe at Cooks.

1 pkg.or 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
1/4 c. water
1 c. warm milk
1/2 c. sugar
2 eggs
4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. melted butter

Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, 1 teaspoon sugar and let stand a few minutes. In a large bowl or a mixer combine 2 cups flour, milk, butter, salt, sugar and yeast mixture. Beat eggs  and add to mixture.  Add 2 more cups flour and beat very well. Kneading or mixing for about five minutes.  Place in an oiled bowl and cover.  Let rise until about doubled (about one hour). Shape into rolls and let rise again, 30 more minutes. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.


Paula said...

They look delicious, I'm making a note of this recipe to try it.

Dandy said...

I cannot resist fresh baked bread of any kind!

Anonymous said...

Oh wow, those do look plenty rich- Just as good yeasted buns should be!

grace said...

the crowning touch of butter makes these better than the average bun. lovely work, lori!