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Fluffy Homemade Potato Burger Buns

Baking bread has always been a personal passion, a cozy kitchen ritual that transports me to a world filled with warmth and the aroma of freshly baked goods. Potato Burger Buns entered the scene, promising an extra layer of softness and flavor, and little did I know this recipe would bring along a life-changing revelation.

Boiling and mashing the potato until it achieves that dreamy smoothness is the soul of this recipe. It adds a delightful moistness to the buns, making them not just a sidekick to burgers but a star in their own right.
Now, here’s the golden nugget I uncovered. Picture this – fresh, golden-brown buns emerging from the oven, a symphony of crackles filling the air. Instead of letting them cool on the rack, I decided to immediately tuck them away into a closed container. And folks, this move right here maximized the fluffiness to a level I didn’t know was possible.
The secret lies in trapping that residual heat. The closed container acts like a warm hug, allowing the buns to luxuriate in their steamy cocoon. The result? Pillowy, cloud-like buns that are an absolute joy to sink your teeth into.
Baking isn’t just about following instructions; it’s about infusing your personal touch. I stumbled upon this trick through a happy accident, a spontaneous decision that transformed my humble kitchen into a haven of delightful aromas and soft, comforting buns.

So, dear readers, as you embark on your Potato Burger Bun adventure, remember to seize the moment when these beauties emerge hot from the oven. It’s a secret that turned my baking world upside down, and I’m thrilled to share it with you.

Until next time, happy baking and may your kitchen be filled with the irresistible scent of freshly baked bread! 🍞☕

Fluffy Homemade Potato Burger Buns Recipe

Elevate your burger game with homemade Potato Burger Buns! These fluffy delights are easy to make, turning any meal into a culinary experience. Follow the simple steps for golden-brown perfection. Enjoy the satisfaction of baking from scratch!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Resting time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
bread, Side Dish
universal
Servings: 6 buns
Calories: 287kcal

Ingredients  

  • 1 large potato (peeled and chopped)
  • cups all-purpose flour (370g)
  • tsp active dry yeast
  • 3 tbsp warm water
  • 3 tbsp warm milk
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Boil the potato until it is soft and mash it until it is smooth. Let it cool to room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, yeast, sugar, and salt.
  • Add the mashed potato, egg, warm water, warm milk, and vegetable oil to the bowl. Mix until a dough forms.
  • Knead the dough for 10 minutes on a floured surface until it is smooth and elastic.
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover. Let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until it has doubled in size.
  • Punch the dough down and divide it into 6 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and place them on a greased baking sheet.
  • Cover the buns and let them rise for another 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Brush the buns with an egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 tbsp water) and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let the buns cool on a wire rack before serving.

Video

Notes

Ensure the potato is fully cooked and mashed to a smooth consistency for the best texture in the buns.
You can customize the size of the buns based on personal preference, but the provided measurements yield a medium-sized bun.
Experiment with different toppings or add-ins for a unique twist to your potato burger buns.
Don’t rush the rising process; allowing the dough to double in size ensures light and airy buns.
Store any leftovers in an airtight container for freshness.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bun | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 3mg

Disclaimer

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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