How To Make Bread Buns From Scratch.

Easy bread buns recipe. Nigerian bread buns is one of the most suitable snacks. Not only that, if combined with well prepared Pap (Akamu) or Custard, it can as well serve as breakfast.

Seriously, bread buns is very flavorful if well prepared most especially when eating hot. In order to enjoy well made bread buns kindly follow our step by step guide here and get a quality and savory bread for yourselfand family.

What ingredient makes bread tender?

  1. 4cups of bread flour
  2. 1/4 cup of bread flour or less for kneading
  3. 3tablespoons of melted butter
  4. 1tablespoon of active dry yeast
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. One more egg for egg wash
  7. 1tablespoon salt
  8. 1cup of warm milk
  9. 1/4 cup of sugar
  10. 2 tablespoon of sugar for proofing of yeast

NOTE: All purpose flour can also be used but bread buns Will achieve a better result.Ensure you use warm milk and cooled melted butter because any hot ingredients can kill the yeast.

How to make bread buns at home.

  • proof your yeast. In a separate bowl, mix sugar,yeast and milk and allow to proof for few minutes.
  • ln another separate bowl,whisk your eggs and melted butter together and keep aside.
  • Get another clean bowl , add bread flour,sugar,salt and mix very well. Make a space at the centre of the bowl and pour in the mixture of eggs and butter.
  • Followed by proofed yeast to achieve a thick dough. Remember to scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl while mixing.

How do you make dough buns.

  • spread a little flour on a flat working surface , place your dough on it and knead the dough by stretching,folding in and out and pressing it on the working surface with your two hands for about ten minutes or until it’s smooth and elastic.
  • Do not panic much if your dough sticks on your working surface.Simply spread a little flour on the dough and knead again but be careful so your dough don’t come out hard.
  • Check if your dough is well kneaded by pressing firmly with a finger to make a hole.If the hole closes up immediately then your dough is well kneaded but if not, knead for more minutes.

Alternatively ,an electric mixer can do the kneading for you in 7 minutes.

How do I make my bread light and fluffy?

  • Grease the dough all round with oil and transfer into a large oiled bowl.This will prevent the surface from forming dry skin.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or lid and allow to rise in a warm place for one hour.
  • Uncover the dough after one hour and you will not that the dough size is much bigger than before.
  • Deflate dough by punching every puffed side until dough returns to normal.

Now, it’s time to mould dough into shapes.

  • For small bun , cut out a little from the dough and start folding with your hands it until it’s tight and very round.
  • For big bread bun, transfer dough to a flat working surface and stretch out with a roller divide stretched dough into equal parts with a knife.
  • Stretch each dough again with a roller and fold into a thick rectangular shape.

Soft bread rolls recipe.

  • After moulding your dough into shape,grease your baking pan , place floured baking sheet in the baking pan, then place the dough in rolls.
  • Ensure you make some space between each dough since the dough will rise and fill up the space.Cover with kitchen cloth or plastic wrap and allow to rise for 30minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, make your eggwash (beat the egg with some water or milk together). Then, use a soft brush and rub the surface of each dough with the eggwash.This gives a bright golden colour on the bread buns.
  • Bake in a pre – heated oven of 180°c for about 18-20 minutes. 👏Well-done, your bread buns are ready.


Instead of you buying from the market, you can now make yours right? 😊. Give it a try and stop settling for less quality. Trust me, it must come out well.

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