Soft buns with barley coffee

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These buns with barley coffee are super soft, delicate and delicious. They have an amazing consistency and have a light aftertaste of barley coffee. They are just perfect both for breakfast and for a afternoon snack.

Soft buns with barley coffee

Amazing buns with barley coffee that has soft and suprising texture.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course bakery, Breakfast
Cuisine vegetarian
Servings 12 rolls (about)
Calories 121 kcal


  • 500 g bread flour
  • 7 g active dry yeast* see the notes to halve the yeast
  • 330 ml milk
  • 40 g butter
  • 0.25 cup barley malt syrup you can substitute it with dark honey
  • 5 tsp instant barley coffee
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 1 egg + 1 tbsp milk optional


Instructions: Soft buns with barley coffee

  • In a small saucepan heat the milk with barley malt syrup and butter, stir until the lbutter is completely dissolved. Set aside to make it lukewarm.
  • In a bowl, sift the flour. Add the dry yeast and instant barley coffee and stir.
  • Add milk mix to the flour and begin to knead. After a couple of minutes, add the salt. Knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  • Create a ball, wrapped in a lightly greased bowl and let rise in a warm place for about 1 hour or until the dough doubles in volume.
  • The rising times are approximate, it can take more or less time depending on the temperature of the environment, the freshness of the yeast, the strength of the flour and other factors not related to the recipe.
  • After this time, deflate the dough. Knead briefly and divide it into many equal parts. Create balls of dough and lay them on baking tray lined with some parchment paper, cover with a cotton cloth and let rise for another hour.

Baking time

  • Brush the buns with some egg mixed with 1 tablespoon of milk. Bake in preheated conventional oven at 190 °C for 20 – 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely on wire rack before serving.


2 hours waiting time.
* To keep your bread, rolls, pizzas, focaccia and other yeast dough recipes soft and fragrant for longer, you need to cut the amount of active dry yeast in half and extend the rising time
The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 12bunsCalories: 121kcal
Keyword breakfast, butter rolls, easy rolls, homemade bread, milk rolls, soft rolls
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lot of love. B.

p.s. If you love mildly sweet buns you should check my Soft brioche buns with ricotta and mascarpone filling (foto below).

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