New England Style Buns

New England Style Buns

Let's talk about New England style buns—soft, buttery, and straight-up legendary. These babies are like little pillows of heaven, perfectly toasted and loaded with whatever fills your cravings. Whether it's lobster, shrimp, or just some good ol’ butter, these buns bring the flavor game strong. Now, when's the prime time to dive into these bad boys? I'd say hit them up during a sunny beach day, with the waves crashing and the BBQ sizzling. It's all about that chill seaside vibe, so grab a bun, soak in the sun, and let the good times roll!
Prep Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours
Course Loaf, lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • stand mixer
  • hot dog tray


  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup dry milk powder
  • 1/4 cup potato flakes
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 1/4 tablespoons instant yeast
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • Beaten eggs


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine 2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour, 1/4 cup of dry milk powder, 1/4 cup of potato flakes, 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt, and 2 1/4 tablespoons of instant yeast.
  • Mix in 1 1/4 cup of warm water and run the mixer with the dough hook for about 2 minutes or until the dough is smooth,then add 2 tablespoons of softened butter.
  • When the dough comes together and is smooth, transfer it to a greased bowl, and cover it for roughly 2 hours.
  • When the dough has risen, punch it down and equally separate it into 10 equal balls.
  • Roll it into a smooth ball for a few minutes and then press it into a tube shape the same size of the hot dog tray.
  • These trays are easily found on amazon, cover it and let it rest for 45 minutes.
  • After the 45 minutes, cover the buns in a beaten egg wash and bake it at 375°F for 20 minutes.
  • Let the buns cool, then cut them along the middle of the top for the top cut!
Keyword bread, buns, new england

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