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Wheat Buns

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    3 c. milk
•    3/4 c. shortening
•    3/4 c. sugar
•    3 eggs, beaten
•    1 tsp. salt
•    2 pkg. dry yeast
•    3/4 c. warm water
•    6 c. whole wheat flour
•    5 to 6 c. all-purpose flour (add gradually, adding more if necessary)



Scald milk. Add shortening and let cool. Dissolve dry yeast in warm water; let stand for 4 to 5 minutes. Place sugar and salt in bowl. Add eggs and mix well. Add cooled milk and shortening. Add flour, mix well and let rise in warm area for about 1 hour. Punch down to remove air bubbles, place in warm area until double in size, about 30 to 50 minutes. Form into buns. Let rise until double in size, about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until tops of buns are light brown. Brush with butter or margarine.


Makes 48 large buns.

Per Serving: about 164 calories and 4.5 grams (g) of fat.

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