5/25/2009

Hot Dog Buns

These made a perfect little pillow for our Memorial Day grilled hot dogs to lay on. :) Easy and tasted much better than any store bought I've ever had.

The recipe below is the full recipe, but when I made it, I cut it in half for the two of us.
Hot Dog Buns
Recipe courtesy of AllRecipes.com
Ingredients
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package instant yeast
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 egg
  • I added this step: I melted 1/4 stick of butter and added onion powder & garlic powder, I brushed the buns with it before baking and again immediately after they were out of the oven.
Directions
  • In a small saucepan, heat milk, water and butter until very warm, 120 degrees F (50 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, mix together 1 3/4 cup flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Mix milk mixture into flour mixture, and then mix in egg. Stir in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Shape into smooth balls, and place on a greased baking sheet. Flatten slightly. Cover, and let rise for 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • For Hot Dog Buns: Shape each piece into a 6x4 inch rectangle. Starting with the longer side, roll up tightly, and pinch edges and ends to seal. Let rise about 20 to 25 minutes. (I let them rise about an hour)

1 comment:

Patty said...

I need to try these for the next time we grill (which is most likely this week!). They look so much better than store bought!

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