Schlotzsky's Sourdough Buns
Posted by GayleL at anonymous 8:28:33am 5/7/03
Source: weartv.com - Schlotzsky's, Pensacola, Florida - Chefs Jeff Smith and Mike Ross
2 pounds 13 ounces sourdough bun mix
2 pounds 10 1/2 ounces water (110 degrees F)
3/4 ounce active yeast
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Mix water and yeast in a mixing bowl. Add sour dough mix. Mix for one minute on low speed of mixer. Scrape sides of bowl. Mix for 30 seconds on medium speed. Place in pan and let rise until double in size.
Squeeze into pans and let rise second time until double in size. Place in a 450 degree F oven for 18 minutes. Rotate pans and leave in oven for 3 additional minutes. Let cool to 80 degrees F and place in bags to store.
Yields 8 ? 6 ounce buns or 8 ? 4 ounce buns.