Quick Rise Buns

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ C warm water
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsp yeast
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 6 C flour (can use white or wholemeal)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Directions

  1. Stir water, yeast, sugar and oil together. Leave for 5 minutes until it becomes frothy on top. Add flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well. Knead. Roll out if making a pizza base or shape for use as buns / bread / loaf. Paint with oil or milk (if you can be bothered). Bake at 200 degrees Celcius for 10-15 minutes.

Buttery Sourdough Buns

Ingredients

DOUGH
  • 1/2 cup sourdough starter, ripe (fed) or discard
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour or
  • Organic All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 tablespooon sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 5 tablespoons soft butter
  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water
TOPPING
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika, optional

Sticky Buns

Ingredients

DOUGH
  • 1 packet “highly active” active dry yeast; or 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast; or 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 7/8 to 1 1/8 cups lukewarm water*
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup Baker’s Special Dry Milk or nonfat dry milk
  • 1/2 cup instant mashed potato flakes
GLAZE
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon rum, optional
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup Sticky Bun Sugar; or 1 cup brown sugar, light or dark, firmly packed
  • 1 cup diced pecans
CINNAMON FILLING*
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
    * Or use 1/2 cup Baker’s Cinnamon Filling mixed with 2 tablespoons water

Bath Buns

Ingredients

  • 250 ml milk
  • 14 g fresh yeast or 7g dried yeast
  • 450 g strong white flour , plus extra for dusting
  • 30 g sugar
  • 225 g butter , at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds , optional
  • 12 rough-cut white sugar cubes
  • 1 large free-range egg
MILK GLAZE
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
SUGAR & CARAWAY SEED TOPPING
  • 4 rough cut white sugar cubes
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds , optional

Double Drive-Thru Veggie Burgers

Ingredients

SAUCE
  • 6 ounces soft tofu, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon agave
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • Kosher salt
BURGERS
  • 5 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • One 15-ounce can cooked lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup toasted walnuts
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 hamburger buns plus 4 bun bottoms, toasted
  • Tomato slices, dill pickle chips, lettuce and thinly sliced red onion, for topping