Pueblo Mexico Cemita Bread Rolls

Prep Time
Cook Time
4h 18m
Ready In

Recipe: #34892

May 09, 2020


Original recipe yields 24 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (52.1 g)
  • Calories 91.8
  • Total Fat - 5.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 115.5 mg
  • Sodium - 216.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 5.4 g
  • Calcium - 21 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Add yeast, sugar and water in a bowl and let it sit for 5 minutes until the yeast starts bubbling.

Step 2

Put in a mixer bowl

Step 3

Add yeast mix, flour, salt, 2 eggs and butter.

Step 4

Mix for 3 minutes until you get a very smooth dough.

Step 5

Now place the hook attachment and mix for another 5 minutes until you get soft dough.

Step 6

The consistency will be that of cake batter.

Step 7

Scrape the dough onto counter dusted with flour.

Step 8

Keep sprinkling flour little at a time and knead the dough for 15 minutes.

Step 9

You should have a soft and smooth dough, which is almost non sticky.

Step 10

Grease a bowl with olive oil well,

Step 11

And transfer the dough into the bowl.

Step 12

Cover with damp cloth

Step 13

Leave it near a warm place for about 2 hours until the dough rises to double the volume.

Step 14

Punch down the dough and knead it 3 minutes inside the bowl itself.

Step 15

Again add some more olive oil to the pan and dough, cover with damp cloth and let it rise again until double the volume.

Step 16

After second rise,

Step 17

Punch down the dough, briefly knead it and shape it into a snake

Step 18

And cut in equal sized portions.

Step 19

Roll each portion into small and smooth balls.

Step 20

Place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

Step 21

Cover with cloth and let it rise for 30 minutes.

Step 22

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees

Step 23

Mix 1 egg

Step 24

Brush egg wash on top of the buns. Sprinkle sesame seeds

Step 25

Bake in preheated oven for about 18 to 20 minutes,

Step 26

Until the bun is cooked and the skin of the bun is browned well.

Step 27

Let the rolls cool on a wire rack for about 1 hour.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.