Sunday, September 25, 2011
1 Cup of milk
1 Cup of water
2tbsp of butter
1 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp. of salt
5 1/2 C all purpose flour
1 (1/4 oz) envelope active dry yeast
1 egg yolk
bring milk, 1 cup of water, butter ,sugar, and salt to a boil. remove from heat and let cool to lukewarm. not too hot or it will kill the yeast.
In a large bowl mix flour and yeast. Pour in wet ingredients and mix together.
Knead dough on a lightly floured surface for about 10 min. Place in an oil bowl and then flip to coat. Cover and let rise for 1 hour.
Punch dough down and then divide into 12 portions between the size of a golfball and a tennis ball. let rest for about a minute.
Then place on a baking sheet and press down with your palm till it's about 3" wide. let rise till double in size about 20 minutes.
mix egg yolk with tbsp of water and brush on top of buns.
Preheat oven to 400F' and bake for 15-20 minutes or until nicely brown and hollow sounding.
Let cool and then make yourself a delicious black and bleu burger with sauteed onions and peppers and fresh sliced tomato!