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Easy homemade buns and rolls

Easy and delicious soft homemade buns or rolls in a little over an hour.
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 4 ½ tsp. active dry yeast
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3 ½ cups unbleached white flour


  • In a measuring cup, sprinkle yeast over warm water. Allow to dissolve and foam (bloom) for about five minutes.
  • Dump all of the ingredients, including water and yeast in stand mixer.
  • Using the dough hook, knead on "stir" setting for 3-5 minutes, until smooth and elastic, adding additional flour if needed.
  • On a floured surface, turn out dough, and divide into desired amounts. Rolls(24), Small buns(12), Large buns(8).
  • Shape into balls and place on a baking stone, evenly spaced apart.
  • Cover and let rise for an hour or until they have doubled in size.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes.
  • Let cool completely and slice.