Two weekends ago my husband made an amazing pulled beef dinner and asked me if I could make some homemade buns to go with them. When I want a bun to go with my pulled pork/beef, I want a chewy ciabatta bun. So, I made Homemade Ciabatta Buns and they went perfect with the mouthwatering pulled beef.
This recipe makes one loaf or 8 buns which is perfect when you need something quick to go with dinner. I made up the dough at lunch time and by dinner we had fresh, warm buns on the table. While I was taking the pictures for these I couldn’t resist ‘testing’ one (warm with butter, or course) just to make sure they were going to be good! Needless to say, these buns were the best I’ve made yet!
Another thing about this recipe is that you will be surprised by the dough. It will be very runny, almost like pudding, but it will turn out perfect so don’t be worried. I had never made ciabatta buns before so I was a little skeptical at first but my family quickly devoured them so I knew they were a hit. Soft and moist inside but chewy and fresh on the outside.
Recipe slightly adapted from Crepes of Wrath