Crazy Buns
  1. Mixer Method
  2. In bowl of standing mixer, whisk the flour, salt, sugar and yeast together to combine. Attach dough hook and bowl to mixer. Turn to speed 2 and add water, butter and egg. Mix until dough comes together clinging to hook and cleaning sides of bowl. Add more flour if needed. The dough should be smooth and elastic.
  3. Place dough in a covered bowl or other container and let rise for one hour.
  4. Bread Machine Method
  5. If you have a bread machine, this is even easier. Just add the ingredients in the order recommended by your machine and turn to the “dough cycle”. Continue with the next steps…
  6. Both Methods
  7. Turn dough out onto a floured surface. Divide into 8 equal pieces. Roll dough in cupped hand to form a ball. Place dough ball onto a greased cookie sheet or one lined with parchment paper. Cover and let rise for 30 – 40 minutes until puffy.
  8. Bake in a preheated 375ºF oven for 12 – 15 minutes until golden. Cool on wire racks.