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Hot Dog Bun

A hot dog bun is a type of soft bread roll specifically designed to hold a cooked sausage, whether it be a hot dog, a sausage, a bratwurst or frankfurter. Originating in America, this oblong-shaped, pre-sliced bread roll is an integral component of the classic hot dog, which is a popular fast food item at barbecues, sporting events, and family gatherings. Hot dog buns are traditionally made with a simple mixture of flour, yeast, water, sugar, salt, and sometimes milk or butter for added richness. They are best enjoyed fresh and provide a convenient and portable way to consume a hot dog with various toppings like mustard, ketchup, onions, pickles, and sauerkraut.
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IN BUNS & ROLLS
279
CAL / 100G
$0.16
AVG / OZ
hot dog bun
79%
CARBS
6%
FAT
15%
PROTEIN
Hot Dog Bun FAQ
Cooking with a hot dog bun does not merely involve slicing it open and inserting a hot dog. You can be creative with it and it can be used to maximize the flavor of whatever ingredient is in the bun. People often go wrong by not toasting it. Toasting hot dog buns adds a wonderful crispy texture, enhances flavor and also prevents the bun from getting soggy. To get the most of your hot dog bun, brush it with melted butter before toasting to deepen the flavor even more. A little known tip is that hot dog buns can also be used for various dishes like garlic bread, sandwich, bread pudding and more.
How is the perfect hot dog bun toasted?
What kind of hot dog bun is the best?
How do you use hot dog buns for dished other than hot dogs?
My hot dog buns are a bit stale. Can I still use them?
Is there a healthier hot dog bun option?
How do I stop my hot dog buns from falling apart?
What's the best bun for a gourmet hot dog?
Can I make hot dog buns at home?
My hot dog always falls out of the bun. What can I do?
Can I use hot dog buns for burgers?
Expiration & Storage Tips
When does hot dog bun expire?
Unopened: Hot dog buns, if unopened, can last for about 5-7 days past the printed date on the package. This timeline is if they're stored at room temperature. If refrigerated, they can last up to 2 weeks. Once opened, they typically should be consumed within 2-3 days for optimal freshness, but can be safe to eat a couple of days beyond that, as long as mold hasn't appeared. Frozen: Hot dog buns can be frozen for up to 2 months. However, once defrosted, it's best to consume them immediately.
How do you tell if hot dog bun is bad?
Hot dog buns may have gone bad if they've developed mold, which often appears as green, black, or grey spots. Stale buns may also harden and lose their softness. If the buns have an odd smell, this can also be a sign of spoilage. Always make sure to inspect your buns closely before consuming.
Tips for storing hot dog bun to extend shelf life
• Keep hot dog buns in a closed paper bag or wrapped in a cloth at room temperature to help them stay soft. • If you can't consume the buns quickly enough, consider freezing them to prevent waste. Before freezing, wrap them in cling film or airtight bags to protect their quality. • If you've frozen your hot dog buns, the best way to defrost is at room temperature. Avoid using the microwave to defrost, as this can make them chewy or hard. • Avoid storing hot dog buns in the fridge, as the low temperature can make them go stale quicker. • If the bag is opened, tie it tightly or store remaining buns in an airtight container to avoid exposure to air, which can make them go stale quicker.
EXPIRES WITHIN
11 - 29
DAYS
Health Info
Macros
25g
CARBS
1g
FAT
4g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
VEGETARIAN
VEGAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
WHEAT
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