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Eggless Burger Buns

A couple of days back, I was all set to prepare Doughnuts as an evening snack. However, I had decided to make it in the traditional way, i.e, from yeast based dough. While the dough was undergoing proofing, it dawned on me that I had to prepare Dinner as well.
Servings 7 buns


  • 1 cup Cake flour - *
  • 1 - 1/2 to 2 - 1/2 Cups All purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Yeast
  • 1 cup Milk Warm
  • 1/4 cup Superfine sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 100 gms Butter - (Cold butter cut into 1" cubes)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons Milk - (for brushing)
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds White


  • Put the sugar, warm milk and yeast in a bowl and let stand for 10 minutes. Once it becomes frothy and rises, add salt and vanilla and give a stir. In a bowl, mix the cake flour and 1 cup flour with the milk mixture, till the dough is thick and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Now add the butter pieces one at a time and knead till the butter is well incorporated into the dough. Keep adding a little bit of flour while kneading, till you get a soft, pliable, elastic dough, which is no longer sticky. Form the dough into a ball.
  • Lightly grease a bowl with oil and roll the ball of dough in it till all sides are lightly coated with oil. Cover and keep in a warm place till it is doubled in size.
  • Punch the dough back and take a small portion. Roll it into a ball and place on the baking tray. Place the rolled balls at least 2 inches apart. Cover with a cling film and keep aside till it doubles in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • Using a brush, lightly brush the milk on the surface of all the buns. Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
  • Bake the buns in a preheated oven for 20 minutes or till the crust of buns become golden brown.
  • Layer them up with the ingredients of your choice and your Burger is ready :).


Note:- You can make Cake flour at home. Take 1 cup all purpose flour. Remove 2 tablespoons of flour from it and replace with 2 tablespoons of cornflour/cornstarch. Sieve a couple of times before using