Quick Einkorn Hamburger Buns

We usually just lettuce wrap our burgers, but today I was feeling adventurous and decided to finally try and tackle hamburger buns. These are super simple to make. Only use a few ingredients and can be on your dinner table in less than an hour and a half! These buns are strong enough that they will not fall apart like some gluten free brands I have tried. You will truly enjoy being able to use a bun again!

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QUICK EINKORN HAMBURGER BUNS (also yummy on their own as rolls)

1 cup warm water

3 tbsp milk, I use raw

2 tsp active dry yeast

2 1/2 tbsp organic sugar

1 large egg beaten

4 – 4 1/2 cups Jovial AP einkorn flour

1/2 tsp salt

3 tbsp softened butter

1 egg yolk for egg wash

Combine water, yeast, milk and sugar. Let sit for 5 minutes. In the kitchenaid mixer put 4 cups of einkorn flour and salt. Cut in the butter. Add the beaten egg to the yeast mixture then pour it in the flour mixture. Start the mixer on a slow speed, using the dough hook, gradually increasing the speed until all of the flour and water are combined. Check consistency. I found that mine was sticky so I added 1/2 cup more flour and beat it again. Put the dough in a large bowl with a plastic bag over top in a warm place and let rise for 1 hour.

After the dough has risen, knead it only briefly on a floured board. Separate the dough into 12 even balls and place on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Brush with egg yolk.

Heat oven to 400 degrees and when hot place rolls in. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Allow to cool for 20 minutes before slicing.

 

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Easy Einkorn Flatbread

BeFunkyCollageHi all you Einkorn lovers!

I have a new recipe for you. When I worked at Quiznos my favorite thing to eat was the flatbread topped with chipotle mayo, turkey, red onion, tomatoes and lettuce.This is a perfect recipe for those of us that need to make lunches for our husbands or ourselves and don’t want to use bread or have run out of bread! Flatbreads are a very versatile little bread. You can make sandwiches, little pizzas for the kids, or even top them with a herbed oil to serve with spaghetti!  Today I will share with you my recipe for making flatbread using Einkorn flour.

 

Easy Einkorn Flatbread

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Inactive time : 10 minutes

Cooking time: 1-3 minutes per flatbread

 

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups Einkorn flour   (if using normal flour use 1 1/4 cups)

1 teaspoon yeast dry active

1/2 teaspoon himalayan salt

1/2 cup warm water 110° F

2 teaspoons olive oil

 

Directions:

In the bowl of your kitchenaid mixer that has been fitted with the paddle attachment, put 1 1/3 cups of einkorn flour, 1 tsp active dry yeast, and 1/2 tsp salt. Turn your mixer to low to just blend the dry ingredients quickly. Add 1/2 cup of the 110° F water and the 2 tsp of olive oil. Mix on medium for about a minute until the dough comes together. On a well floured surface. The dough will be pretty sticky but do not add any more flour to it. Turn your dough out only about 4 times, enough that you can make a ball. Too much kneading and the dough will be too firm. Cover the dough with a towel and let rest for 10 minutes. After the 10 minutes of resting cut the dough into 4 pieces. Gently form the pieces into little balls,sprinkle flour under and on top allowing the dough balls to absorb a little more flour the make them more like a pizza dough and less sticky. Knead the balls in your hand to toughen them up just a little. Roll them out about as wide as your hand. Like 6 inches. You want them to be a little thick since they are not tortillas they are flatbreads!

Heat an ungreased Cast Iron pan to about medium high. Place a flatbread on the pan and wait until some bubbles form on the top side. This will take about a minute. Turn the flatbread and cook for about another minute. There should be some brown circles here and there on the bread.

And that’s it! Flatbread made with healthy Einkorn in just a few minutes!!!