I have earlier baked Garlic buns and baked pesto crescent rolls too. Loved both and thus thought may be this variation will be nice and it was very delicious indeed,These pesto garlic buns are my entry to day 3 of Blogging marathon#24
FOR THE BUNS
All purpose flour 3 cups
Warm Water 1 cup
Active dry Yeast 1tbps
Sugar 2 tbps
Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 tbps
FOR THE FILLING
Salted Butter- 50grams(softened)
Garlic- 3 grated
Pine nut 1/4 cup
Basil 1/4 cup
Coriander 2 tbsp
Garlic 2 pods
Chilli flakes 2 tsp
Oregano 2 tsp
Mix everything except oil to form a soft smooth Dough
Now add oil and knead again(10 minutes)
Transfer this to a greased bowl. Cover it loosely and let it double in volume.(Nearly 1hr)
Grind all the ingredients for the pesto filing except butter.Add butter,salt and mix well. Keep aside.
Grease a baking tin
Knock down the dough a little and make it into two parts
Roll the dough into a rectangle (1/2" thickness)
Spread 1Tbsp of Pesto spread on this and roll it up. Cut into 4 equal portions.
Place these rolls on greased tray. Likewise make another 4 rolls from the other half of the reserved dough
Apply the balance garlic spread on top and apply milk
Sprinkle sesame seeds (optional)
Cover and allow to proof for another 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180 degree C.
Bake for 20-25 minutes and be sure of the lovely aroma all over your home
Linking this to blogging marathon#24
Labels: Blogging Marathon, bread, buns, pesto, yeast