Whole Wheat Jammy Buns.
The goodness of carbs filled with home-made strawberry jam transports you to the world of bliss. Make this when fresh berries are in season and there is a jar of delicious home made jam in stock. Try this and thank me later!
Ingredients – makes 6 buns
1.5 cup whole wheat flour
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup water
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp dry active yeast activated in 1/4 cup warm water
1/4 cup strawberry jam
🔘Mix sugar and dry yeast in warm water and leave it to get activated/ frothy for around 10 mins.
🔘Mix whole wheat flour with 2 tbsp oil (olive or regular cooking oil), salt, freshly ground black pepper, warm water and the activated yeast and make a soft dough.Use a spatula to handle the dough until it comes together but resist the urge to add more flour.
🔘Knead it on a lightly floured surface until it becomes smooth and tuck the dough.
🔘Cover with cling film and leave it to rest for 60 or 90 mins or until the dough rises to being double in size.
🔘Punch it gently to release air and divide it into smaller balls.
🔘Flatten the dough ball with hand and put strawberry jam and tuck it again into buns. Ensure to tuck it well or else the jam will run out while baking.
🔘Brush the buns with milk and leave it to rest for 15 mins.
🔘Bake it in a pre heated oven for 10 mins or until it turns golden brown at 180 degrees C. Once done brush it again with olive oil/butter.
Recipe for strawberry jam