Cheese Buns

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 1/3 cups - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - yeast
  • 1/4 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - warm milk
  • 3 tbsp - melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - extra melted butter for baking
  • 3 tbsp - milk
  • 1 egg yolk for the egg wash
  • cheese slices, cheese cut into squares
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds

How to Make Cheese Buns

  • Place the flour in a bowl.
  • Mix the yeast and sugar, then sprinkle over the warm milk and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • When it becomes frothy, add the milk mixture to the flour,
  • Add the eggs and three tbsp melted butter and mix thoroughly.
  • Knead this mixture for 10-15 minutes till well incorporated.
  • Place the dough in a bowl, cover and keep till it doubles in size (i.e. 30 minutes or more).
  • Place the dough on a working board, knead for five minutes then roll out into a large square,
  • Then further cut into 1x1 cm squares.
  • Stuff the 1x1 small squares with a cube or spoonful of cheese, seal and form round buns.
  • In an oven proof dish (Pyrex), place the remaining melted butter and place the buns side by side without leaving space between them.
  • Finally brush with the egg wash (milk + egg yolk mixture) and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Let it stand for 10 minutes, then bake in a preheated oven of 400 F for 20 minutes or till golden and done.
  • Serve with Tea or as a snack.