An easy but tasty burger bun recipe adapted (mostly) from This will make 8 buns, approximately 10cm in diameter.


  • Dough
    • 200±30g  water, depending on ambient humidity
    • 50g sugar
    • 1 tbsp instant yeast
    • 418g All-Purpose Flour
    • 1 egg
    • 28g butter
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • Seasoning
    • 1 egg (optionally, just the white), beaten
    • Sesame seeds
    • Garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, etc.
  • 1 tbsp melted butter, save for basting


  1. Mix dough ingredients, knead thoroughly
  2. Set aside in a bowl to rise, covered and in a warm spot for 1 hour
  3. Knead again, let it rise again for another hour
  4. Divide dough into 8 equal dough balls
  5. Place evenly onto oiled baking pan, press into 3″ discs
  6. Allow to rise again, at least 30 min
  7. Brush the top of each bun with the beaten egg
  8. Sprinkle sesame seeds onto buns
  9. Very lightly dust buns with the other seasonings
  10. Bake at 375F for 15 min, or until desired color is achieved
  11. Remove from oven, baste with butter, allow to cool on a rack