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Wheat Buns



Oven 350 F

Yields: 1 dozen

1 ½ cups warm water

 ¼  cup sugar

 1 tsp salt

¼ cup shortening 




Mix ingredients in a large bowl with a mixer. Make sure the warm water is less than 115 F or it will kill the yeast.

2 pkgs yeast

½ cup warm water 


In a separate small bowl or cup, mix the water and yeast with a fork until dissolved. Add to the batter.
1 egg 

¼ cup honey


Add to batter and mix well.
2 cups white flour

3 cups whole wheat flour (Bob’s Red Mill brand) 


Add half the flour and mix well with the mixer.  Add the rest of the flour and mix well. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a towel and set in a warm place to rise for about one hour.

¼ cup white flour 

Sprinkle the flour on the countertop in a 12” circle. Turn out the dough onto the flour.  Knead the dough 12 times. Form the dough into 2” balls. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Cover with a towel and set in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.


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