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Brioche Burger Buns

Elevate your burger experience with my Homemade Brioche Burger Buns recipe. Dive into the world of artisan baking as you craft these soft, golden buns from scratch. Immerse your senses in the aroma of freshly baked bread, and savor the unmatched taste and texture that only homemade can deliver.
Sorry but you will never buy a Burger Bun again in your life.

Total Time
2 hours
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Ingredients for 6 Servings

  • Tangzhong Ingredients:
    30g Water
    60g Milk
    20g Bread Flour

    Dough Ingredients:
    320g Bread or All-Purpose Flour
    9g Dried Instant Yeast
    12g Salt
    25g Sugar
    12g Milk Powder
    1 Egg (room temperature)
    45g Unsalted Butter (room temperature)
    100ml Water (room temperature)

    1 Egg (for brushing)
    1 tablespoon Milk
    White or Black & White Sesame Seeds

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    20 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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    1. Prepare the Tangzhong:
      • In a pan, combine 30g water, 60g milk, and 20g bread flour. Heat over low-medium heat, stirring continuously until the mixture thickens to a porridge-like consistency. Let it cool completely.
    2. Prepare the Dough:
      • In a mixing bowl, sift 320g of bread or all-purpose flour. Add dried instant yeast, salt, sugar, and milk powder. Mix these dry ingredients before placing the bowl into the machine. Then, add the cooled tangzhong, the egg, butter and water. Mix at low speed until combined. Knead the dough in the machine for 10-15 minutes until it’s smooth.
    3. Hand Kneading:
      • Transfer the dough onto a flat surface and knead it by hand until it becomes firm and elastic. Roll it into a ball and give it a firm slap. Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover it, and let it rise for 1 hour, or until it doubles in size.
    4. Shaping:
      • After the dough has risen, punch it down and transfer it to a flat surface. Cut it into 6 equal pieces. Fold in the edges to the center and roll into balls. Place the balls on a baking tray, leaving enough space between them. Cover them and let them rise for another hour.
    5. Egg Wash and Topping:
      • Whisk 1 egg with 1 tablespoon of milk. Brush this mixture over the buns. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top for added flavor and texture.
    6. Baking:
      • Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F). Bake the buns for 15 minutes or until they are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.
    7. Cooling:
      • Transfer the baked buns to a wire rack and let them cool completely before slicing and using for your favorite burgers.
    Pro Tips
    • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for even mixing and rising.
    • Don’t rush the rising process; allowing the dough to double in size ensures a light and fluffy texture.
    • Don’t exceed the rising process either to avoid a too yeasty flavor.
    • A gentle touch during shaping maintains the buns’ softness.
    • Brushing with egg wash gives a glossy finish; sesame seeds add a nutty crunch.
    • For extra indulgence, toast the buns lightly before assembling your burgers.


Calories per Serving:
Caloric content may vary based on size; average serving is approximately 220 calories.

Embrace the art of homemade baking and transform your burgers into gourmet delights with these delectable brioche buns. Experience the joy of creating, tasting, and sharing the goodness of freshly baked bread.

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