whole wheat sandwich buns

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By cindy sandberg
from carlisle, IN

To make these buns, I took a basic sandwich bun recipe from a very old cookbook(1960's, I think) and replaced most of the white flour with whole wheat flour, the sugar with honey, and reduced the amount of oil. I also used rapid-rise yeast to shorten the rising times. They turned out good. We used them for pulled pork sandwiches and the family really liked them!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 24 buns
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For whole wheat sandwich buns

  • 6 c
    whole wheat flour
  • 2 c
    ap flour
  • 2 pkg
    rapid rise yeast
  • 2 c
    warm water
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil(i use the light-tasting olive oil)
  • 1/2 c
    honey
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 3
    eggs
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How To Make whole wheat sandwich buns

  • 1
    Whisk together the flours in bowl of stand mixer. In another bowl, combine water, oil, honey and salt. Dump the wet ingredients into the dry along with the 3 eggs. Beat for 3 min. on med-high speed. With the mixer running (low) and using a dough hook, gradually add the remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead in mixer for 2 min.
  • 2
    Form in a ball, oil entire surface and place back in bowl, covered for 15 min.
  • 3
    Divide dough into 4ths and form 6 balls out of each 4th. Press each dough ball into about a 3 1/2 in circle and place on oiled baking sheet. Cover, let rise about 30 min.
  • 4
    Bake in preheated 375F oven for about 15 min.
  • 5
    **To make without a stand mixer, beat with wooden spoon, stir in remaining flour, turn out onto floured board and knead til smooth and elastic, about 10 min.

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