The Best Brioche Buns Ever!
Enriched with egg, milk and butter, these buns are soft, buttery and pillowy. They can be relished straight out of the oven with a thick slather of butter or lightly toasted to enjoy with your meal.
For the Buns
all purpose flour
active dry yeast
For the Glaze
Mix yeast, sugar and lukewarm water in a bowl. Allow to sit for 10 mins.
In the meantime, take a large bowl and mix all purpose flour with salt.
Mix eggs, milk, honey and softened butter together.
Combine all the above ingredients together and knead into a dough for 7-8 minutes. Cover the dough and proof for one and a half hours or till doubled in size.
Tip out on a clean surface and divide into eight equal portions.
Line a baking tray with parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Roll each portion into a round shape and place them on the sheet, ensuring that they have space to double in size.
Cover and let them rise in a warm spot for about one hour, or until puffy.
Beat an egg for the final wash. Brush the buns with egg wash and sprinkle sesame seeds.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 30 mins.
Once out of the oven, give it a glossy finish with a brush of melted butter
Let them cool before eating.