Whole wheat bran rolls is a healthy choice instead of your white rolls you buy at your local supermarket or bakery. Instead of purchasing special brown rolls, you can simply bake yours at home.

Preparation time: 20 minutes (plus rising time)

Cooking time: 10 to 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 (10g / 0.35oz) packet dry yeast
  • 190g (375m / 1 1/2 cups)l) whole wheat flour
  • 250ml (1 cup) milk
  • 65g (2.29oz) margarine
  • 60g (65ml / 2.19 fl.oz) sugar
  • 5ml (1 tsp) salt
  • 1 egg
  • 25g (125ml / 1/2 cup) bran
  • 180g (375ml flour 1 1/2 cups)), sifted

Method

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the yeast and whole wheat flour.
  2. Heat the milk, margarine, sugar and salt until warm, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add to the mixture in the bowl, add the egg.
  4. Beat at low speed with electric mixer for half a minute, constantly scraping the sides.
  5. Beat two to three minutes at high speed.
  6. Stir in the bran by hand with enough flour to make a soft dough.
  7. Mix well and place in a greased bowl, turning once.
  8. Cover and let it rise in a warm place until double in size.
  9. Punch it down and turn out on a floured surface to rest for 10 minutes.
  10. Shape into 24 balls and place in greased muffin tins.
  11. Let it rise until it is double in size.
  12. Bake at 200°C (392ºF) for 10 to 20 minutes.
  13. Yields 24 buns.