Buttery Brioche bun (Burger bun)

By shanobiju  

April 29, 2016

These mini brioche buns are light , soft and buttery .A perfect burger bun..

  • Prep: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 7 nos.


2 1/2 cups All purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp Instant dry yeast

2 tbsp Sugar

1 1/2 tbsp Warm milk

2 tbsp Butter

1 Egg

1 tsp Salt

3/4 cup Water

1 1/2 tbsp Sesame seed

1 Egg ( egg wash )


1In a cup mix warm milk , sugar and yeast .

2Let it stand until it is frothy .

3 In a bowl mix flour and salt well . Add butter and mix well .

4Mix the yeast and lightly beaten egg .

5Add water and knead well for 8-10 minutes .

6The dough will be sticky . Do not add extra flour .

7Form the dough into a ball .

8Apply oil on the dough and transfer the dough into a well oiled bowl .

9Cover it with cling film and let it double in size .

10Gently knock the air out and knead gently for a minute or two .

11It is always advisable to weigh the dough and then divide it into equal portions .

12Each portion weigh around 60 gms .

13Roll them into balls and place then on a well oiled baking tray . Cover the tin with cling film and wait for the second rise .

14Let it double in size .Egg wash the buns and sprinkle sesame seeds . Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C .

15Cover the tin with aluminum foil and bake at 180 degree C for 13 minutes . Now take the tray out and remove the aluminum foil and bake for another 5-7 minutes .

16Transfer the buns to a wire rack and apply butter or oil . Let the buns cool well for at least 3-4 hours .

It is always advisable to weigh the ingredients . Good quality yeast give excellent result .The dough will be slightly sticky . Do not add extra flour . Do not over knead . Be careful not to over proof . Temperature of each oven will vary .

This recipe is adapted from Sweet.Sour.Savoury


19 Reviews


April 28, 2020

I tried the buns and they came out yummy…my son loved it


April 28, 2020

I tried the buns and they came out super yummy … thankyou for the easy and lovely recipe

Seema saxena

July 30, 2019

Tried this recipe a few days back. It turned out excellent. I uploaded pics on hbg also for u. Thanks a ton for your wonderful recipes.
I’m finally in love with bread making.

Shano Biju

June 27, 2018

Thankyou for the kind words Sangeetha 🤗


June 27, 2018

Tried it out today.. Came out sooo soft and spongy. Thanks for fail proof recipes. Love ur bakes and clicks.

Shano Biju

June 13, 2017

Sonika..you can skip the egg and increase the quantity of milk ..

Sonika Singhal

June 8, 2017

Hi shano
Pls tell what we can use instead of egg.

Shano Biju

March 19, 2017

Yamini..you can add it directly..Adjust the liquid accordingly..😊


March 13, 2017

Hey I love your blog.
I wanted to make these.. just a question why is instant yeast not directly put to dough?

Shano Biju

September 12, 2016

Rajani ..I use Angel brand yeast .Gloripan is also an excellent brand .


September 5, 2016

maam plz suggest a good quality yeast which can purchased online!!

Shano Biju

July 6, 2016

Heena ..Most of the brioche recipes contain eggs.. Please check Gayathri’s cookspot for eggless brioche recipe ..


July 5, 2016

Lovely recipes. In this particular recipe what can I use instead of egg?

Shano Biju

May 3, 2016

Thankyou Shabber..


May 1, 2016

i am gonna try this tomorrow

Shano Biju

May 1, 2016

Thankyou so much..

Shano Biju

May 1, 2016

Thankyou so much Asha..


April 29, 2016



April 29, 2016

Will surely try this.

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