Dinner rolls that are between a burger bun and a brioche are the perfect accompaniment to any special dinner, the best part is that these rise overnight in the fridge to make preparing them ahead a breeze!
7 grams / 2 ¼ teaspoons instant dry yeast
130 milliliters / 1/2 cup + 2 teaspoons whole milk, lukewarm 123 grams
60 milliliters / 1/4 cup water, lukewarm
408 grams / 3 cups bread flour
30 grams / 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
14 grams / 1 tablespoon superfine/caster sugar
1 large egg, room temperature
70 grams / 2.46 ounces butter, cubed and room temperature
20 grams / 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
5 grams / 1 teaspoon honey
2 teaspoons rosemary, finely chopped
1 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
- Place the yeast and milk in a bowl and allow to dissolve for 3 minutes.
- Once bubbling, add the flour, sugar and egg and beat on low until you have formed your dough.
- Let rest for 10 minutes.
- On a low setting with your mixer, add in 1 cube of butter or 2 (if your cubes are small, no more than 10 grams or 2/3 tablespoon of butter at a time) and incorporate until you cannot see any butter remnants in your dough.
- Continue by adding another piece of butter and mixing until it is fully incorporated into your dough.
- Beat for a further 5 minutes until the dough it looks slightly glossy and is pulling away at the sides of your bowl.
- Lightly butter a bowl and place the dough therein, placing in the fridge to rise until doubled, for 2 hours or preferably overnight.
- Remove the dough and divide equally into 12 portions.
- Take one piece of dough in your palm and fold the edges inwards, rolling to create a nice smooth top.
- Place each roll seamside down into your baking dish.
- Repeat with the remaining dough and allow a gap around each roll as you place it into your baking dish.
- Cover and allow to rise at room temperature until doubled in size, approximately 1 hour.
- Preheat your oven to 190C/30F and place the rolls into the oven to bake until golden for 25 minutes.
- Meanwhile, stir the melted butter, honey and rosemary together in a small bowl.
- Remove the buns from the oven and brush with the melted butter mixture over the entire tops of your buns.
- Sprinkle over a little pinch of salt on top of each bun and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
- Serve up and dig in!
Recipe by Roamingtaste
- Calories: 203 calories per roll