Wholemeal bun recipe – like pizza

Today’s dough recipe is practically the recipe for a wholemeal pizza dough filled with your favorite ingredients.


Ingredients for the dough
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup warm water
  • 8 g  dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 500 g wholemeal flour (it might need a bit more depending on the quality of the flour)


  • Melt the sugar in lukewarm water and add the yeast. Allow the mixture to stand for 30 minutes.
  • Add olive oil and salt.
  • Then add the whole wheat flour slowly, slowly to make the dough.
  • Remove the dough and work it on the counter top dusted with flour.
  • Put the dough in an oil covered bowl and make sure it's covered in olive oil from all sides.
  • Cover with a towel and allow to double in size for about 1 hour.
  • Then divide the dough into two parts and give them another 45 minutes to rest. The second part can be saved in the freezer for up to three months.
  • Preheat oven to 180°C and roll out the dough on a baking sheet in a round shape.
  • Use a knife to cut the center of the round dough in a cross shape and then do an X that has the same center as the cross. What we do is here is to pull 8 lines from the center of the circle so to cut 8 concentric triangles
  • Put the ingredients around the dough. First the tomato sauce, then cheese, peppers and the bacon at last/
  • Close the dough inward and then pull the triangles that you have cut out, touching on the dough that we turned inward.
  • Transfer to the oven and bake for 40 minutes until golden brown.

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