Buns for Hamburgers & Hot Dogs

Preparation info
  • Makes


    hamburger buns
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
New York Cult Recipes

By Marc Grossman

Published 2013

  • About

For a great burger or a hot dog, the bun is at least as important as what you put in it. The real test for a bun is being good enough to eat by itself. These are.


Dry Ingredients

  • 680 g (1 lb 8 oz) strong flour
  • 2


The Dough

Combine all the dry ingredients. Heat the water and butter in a saucepan until the butter is melted. Remove from the heat and add the milk. Check the temperature of the mixture with a thermometer — it needs to be 49–55°C (120–130°F). Combine the two mixtures together. Start kneading and add the egg yolks one at a time, kneading well after each add