Burger bun is a small, usually sweet bread which is typically enjoyed with a meat or vegetable patty . Commonly these burger buns are hand-sized or smaller, domed in shape with a flat bottom. Basic burger buns are usually made using flour, sugar, eggs, yeast and butter. A burger bun can be long and skinny, short and round and or come in many different shapes and sizes. The burgers made from burger buns are usually a feature of fast food restaurants. The burger buns served in major fast food establishments are mass-produced in factories and frozen for delivery to the site. These buns are thin and of uniform thickness, differing from the traditional American burger buns which are prepared in homes and conventional restaurants, and are thicker and prepared by hand. The baked burger buns are often served as a picnic and party food, cooked outdoors on barbecue grills.
How to select
The freshly prepared home baked burger buns are much preferred over pre baked buns.The seasonings and fillings may be chosen as per individual preferences and recipe requirement.
" Prepare your "burger" with the sausage or patty as filling in the burger bun along with a topping of your choice (mayonnaise, sauerkraut, pickled gherkins, onions, ketchup, mustard, etc...).
" You can also use these burger buns to make any kind of warm or cold sandwich (meat patties, cooked salami, steak, grilled pork, spam, smoked salmon/herring, pickled fish, cheese, relish, tomatoes, coleslaw, etc.).
" Burger buns are often served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, or cheese and condiments such as mustard, mayonnaise, and ketchup.
" The freshly baked burger buns can be simply enjoyed as a tea time snack without any filling.
" The stuffing or filling for burger buns may range from ham, ground beef to mashed potato cutlet, tikki, tofu or sprouts.
How to store
The burger buns can be stored in refrigerator and used within 3-4 days.
" Burgers are an all-American meal, and if you add whole wheat in the mix you sneak a little nutrition in to this traditional favorite burger bun recipe.
" Traditional burger buns are high in carbohydrate and calories.