Sesame Seed Rolls
These little bread rolls can be served with dinner, or used for sandwiches. Good with beef burgers and salad.
Preparation Time30 min
Preparation Time - Text30 mins, plus 1 1/2 hrs rising
Cooking Time20 min
Cooking Time - Text20
Total Timeunder 4 hours
Make Ahead RecipeYes
One Pot MealYes
OccasionBuffet, Casual Dinner Party, Family Get-together, game day
Recipe Courseside dish
Dietary Considerationside dish
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturechewy
Type of Dishrolls
- 3¼ cups bread flour, plus extra for kneading
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp instant yeast
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 large egg, beaten, for glazing
- 4 tsp sesame seeds
Stir the flour, salt, and yeast together in a large bowl. Make a well in the center. Mix 1½ cups tepid water with the oil, and pour into the well. Stir to make a soft dough. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes.
Knead the dough on a lightly floured work surface for about 8 minutes, until smooth and elastic. Shape into a ball. Place in an oiled bowl, turning to coat the dough. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place about 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
Lightly dust a baking sheet with flour. Knead the dough briefly on a lightly floured work surface. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, and shape each into a ball. Place onto the baking sheet, well separated. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in warm place about 30 minutes, until puffy.
Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Lightly brush the rolls with the beaten egg and sprinkle each with ½ tsp sesame seeds. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.
2008 Dorling Kindersley