A simple way to make homemade burger buns for your family BBQs.
300g/10.5 strong white bread flour
7g sachet quick-action dried yeast
1 egg, beaten
2tsp sesame seeds
Put the flour in a large mixing bowl and run in the butter and add the salt and yeast. Pour in about 200ml/0.35pt tepid water and mix to a soft dough using a palette knife and then yor hands.
Turn the dough onto a work surface with a little flour on and kneed well for 5-10 minutes until smooth and elastic in consistency. Shape into a ball and put back into a clean, lightly oiled bowl. Cover with cling film and leave in a warm place for 20-30 minutes for the dough to prove and rise.
Turn the dough back out onto a work surface and knock the air out of it and kneed for a couple of minutes. Shape into 6 even sized buns and place on a lightly floured baking sheet, cover with cling film again and leave for another 15 minutes to puff u.
Preheat the oven to 220°/425°F/Gas Mark 7.
Glaze the tops of the buns with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 15-20 minutes until well risen and golden in colour.
Cool on a wire rack before splitting and filling with burgers, salad and plenty of ketchup.