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Little Bread Rolls and Hamburger Buns

Making your own bread rolls is truly impressive, and fills the house with awelcoming aroma.

Little Bread Rolls and Hamburger Buns

Preparation Time: 70 mins

Cooking Time: 10 mins

Serves: makes 8-9


Making your own bread rolls is truly impressive, and fills the house with a welcoming aroma.
The dough hooks make light work of kneading.



  • 280g (10½oz) strong flour
  • 1 level tsp salt
  • 1 level tsp caster sugar
  • 2 level tsp dried yeast granules
  • 160ml (5½fl oz) warm water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • extra oil and flour
  • sesame seeds (optional)



  1. Always make breads in a warm kitchen using warm utensils to help the yeast to activate. Sift the flour and salt into a medium sized bowl
  2. Dissolve the sugar and yeast in a jug with the water, and add to the flour.
  3. Using the dough hooks, mix for a minute at medium speed.
  4. Add the olive oil, and mix for another minute on slow speed, increasing to full speed until all is combined and you have a smooth dough. If it appears too dry, sprinkle over a few drops of water, and work this into the mixture until smooth again.
  5. Form dough into a ball, place in a medium sized oiled bowl, cover with clingfilm, and wait it has risen and doubled in size. This should take 20 - 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from bowl and squeeze the dough
  7. Preheat the oven to 210C/410F/M6-7
  8. Chop the dough into pieces, each weighing about 50g (2oz), and roll them into tight little balls.
  9. Place on a non-stick baking tray covered with a plastic sheet and leave for about 40 minutes, in a draught-free place, until double in size.
  10. Dredge generously with flour and bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Hamburger buns can be made by gently rolling out the little balls with a rolling pin.
  12. Paint the top of each bun with water, dip into a tray of sesame seeds, and stand upright again.
  13. Proceed as above, but no flour dredging is required.


Dualit Product Used

Dualit Hand Mixer