Bread Baking: Fast Buttery Buns

Bread Baking: Fast Buttery Buns
This recipe serves 12. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains around 4g of protein, 4g of fat, and a total of 141 calories. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. Head to the store and pick up butter, salt, instant yeast, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Instructions

1
Put the water, yeast, sugar, and 2 cups of the bread flour into the bowl of your stand mixer. Stir to combine. I will be loose and gooey.
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2
Put the remaining flour on top.
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3
Add the salt. Cover with plastic wrap (yes, you're just leaving that flour on top for now) and set aside for 20 minutes.
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4
Remove the plastic wrap and knead the dough with the stand mixer fitted with the dough hook until the dough is smooth, shiny, and elastic. It will be a soft dough.
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5
Add the butter and continue kneading until the butter is completely incorporated.
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6
Remove the bowl from the stand mixer, cover with plastic wrap, and set aside for 20 minutes.
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7
Flour your work surface and preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Turn out the dough and knead briefly. It should be soft and feel bouncy. Divide the dough into 12 pieces and shape into balls.
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8
Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet.Note: if you want sandwich/burger buns instead of round rolls, flatten the balls to about 1/2 high. I made 6 of the flatter buns and 6 round buns. Cover the buns with plastic wrap and set aside until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
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9
Remove the plastic wrap and bake at 350 degrees until nicely browned, about 25 minutes.
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10
Remove the buns from the baking sheet and let cool on a rack.
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