Can’t get enough of our famous buns?
You can make them yourself, and here’s how. Also check out our FAQ section below:
In a large bowl, add these ingredients in the following order:
- 12.5 cups bread flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 Tblsp salt
- 3 Tblsp instant yeast
Mix together, then add:
- 1 cup oil
- 1 egg
- 4 cups warm water
Mix to form a ball then kneed for 10 to 15 minutes
Let rise for about 1 hour at room temp, then cut into 5 loaves or about 60 buns
Arrange on sheets or pans
Let rise again until double in size (about 1 to 2 hours)then bake at 350 until golden brown, slather with butter and you’re in awesome country!
Buns typically take about 8 to 10 minutes, loaves take around 30 minutes
Keys to Prospector Bun Awesomeness:
Don’t be afraid to work up a sweat while kneeding
Don’t cut down on any ingredients
You can use up to half of whole wheat flour for a healthier option, but otherwise sticking to bread flour is your best option
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
My buns didn’t rise at all, what happened?
- You probably forgot the salt or the yeast
My buns rose a little bit then stopped rising, what happened?
- Your house may be to cool for the yeast to activate rising. Try letting your dough rise in the oven (with the oven off) and with a bowl of hot water in the oven
My buns fell flat after the second rise what happened?
- You may have used too hot of water and killed the yeast. Use warm water only
MMy buns rose okay but didn’t bake well, and looked really ugly what happened?
- You probably didn’t kneed the dough well enough initially
My buns turned out awesome, what happened?
- You're awesome!
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