How to Make Buns without Butter

By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Make Buns without Butter

If you're a fan of sweet things, you cannot miss this recipe in which we show you how to make buns without butter. Enjoy this typical Balearic dish without using fatty animal ingredients like butter. This recipe is perfect for you if you are vegetarian and still like to enjoy pastries. The final result will be just as good as the original ones, and even healthier! Read this OneHowTo article and learn how to make buns without butter.

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Steps to follow:

To know how to make a bun without butter, you must first start with the dough. Carefully sift the flour to prevent lumps and bumps. When the flour is fine, put it in a bowl with a little warm water and yeast.


When the yeast is dissolved, add the eggs, oil, sugar, lemon zest and a pinch of salt. Mix the dough well and then progressively add a little water until the dough is compact and perfect for the buns without butter.

How to Make Buns without Butter - Step 2

You'll have to knead the dough until it is compact and ready to go. Next, roll it all up into a round ball shape and let it stand for about 2 hours until the volume is twice the original size.


After that, you will have to knead the dough, and then make small balls. For the mass you will also have to make small strips about 50 centimetres and roll them out following the traditional form of the ensaimada buns.


Let the rolled strips sit in a warm place. You can put them inside the oven, but remember not to turn it on. Leave them there until you see how the volume of our dough bunsenlarges and swells.

How to Make Buns without Butter - Step 5

The last step that must be taken when making buns without lard is to turn the oven up to 200 ° C, above and below, and to pop the buns in. Let them bake for about 15 or 20 minutes and when you see that they are golden, take them out of the oven and glaze them with beaten egg.

After, sprinkle some sweet sugar over the ensaimadas without butter and let them cool somewhere for up to 20 minutes and then they're ready to be eaten.

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