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Potatoe Buns


These are soft and moist: they are the best buns I've ever had in my life and originally come from a cinnamon roll recipe. I just exclude the cinnamon part!

Rate this recipe 4.1/5 (29 Votes)


  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • I cup hot, mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup margarine (melted)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 5 to 6 cups flower


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Proof the yeast.

Step 2

Combine milk, potato, margarine, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl; let stand till lukewarm.

Step 3

Add yeast mixture and eggs.

Step 4

Add 1 1/2 cup flour and beat well.

Step 5

Cover and let stand for 45 min till it bubbles.

Step 6

Mix in 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cups flour.

Step 7

Form into balls that weigh 2 -2 1/2 oz. and place on cookie sheet.

Step 8

Let rise.

Step 9

Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.


Proof the yeast at between 105 -111 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Makes 6

  • 1/2 cauliflower head
  • 8 eggs for cauliflower mix
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 4-6 cups shredded cheese
  • 6 slices salami
  • 6 tbsp pizza Sauce



  1. Boil diced cauliflower in salted water until tender.
  2. Blend, then transfer to mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in 2 eggs, pepper and 2 cups of shredded cheese
  4. Share the cauliflower mixture out between 6 ramekins, forming little cups
  5. Add 1 cup of shredded cheese
  6. Bake for 25 min at 375°F
  7. Add a slice of salami, a tbsp of pizza sauce, and one raw egg to each ramekin
  8. Top with cheese and return to oven for 7 min at 375°F
  9. Serve, and enjoy!

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