01/6Easy ways to use hotdog buns

Making hotdogs at home is not as difficult as you think. After all hot dogs are nothing more than ground meat with seasonings. Most people prefer or love homemade hot dogs because obviously, you can control what goes into them. You can make them all pork, poultry or meat with a combination of sauces and spices that favoUr your tastebuds. Moreover, smoke them, fry them and top them with whatever you like. But you might face a problem when you make hotdogs at home. As long as raw hotdogs are available in a pack of eight or ten in the supermarket, you are always going to get more than what you need. Obviously, it is not the biggest problem you are going to face in your life because you can transform your extra hotdog buns into something new and exciting. Scroll down to know some interesting DIYs you can try with the leftover buns.


02/6Meatball binder

If you are a chicken lover, you would surely be fond of meatballs. Meatballs are a classic recipe used as appetizers. They are mostly used in soups, casseroles, and sandwiches. Do you know that milk-soaked white bread is often used for binding meatballs? Yes, you can try using a couple of your leftover buns as well if you plan to cook juicy and scrumptious meatballs.


03/6Bread pudding

Bread pudding is indeed an old fashioned dessert and a comfortable way to use your stale bread. You can also use your leftover hotdog buns to make an authentic bread pudding. Cube and toast your hotdog buns in the oven and later mix them with custard. For a contrasting texture and taste, you can add some dark old raisins, cherries, chopped figs or apricots.


04/6Garlic breadsticks

Who doesn’t love super soft buttery garlic bread sticks topped with parmesan and oregano? They are crazily addictive and should honestly come with a warning label. You can make fluffy garlic breadsticks with your hotdog buns as well by cutting them into halves and toasting them in the oven. Try to enhance the taste with a layer of cheese and veggies inside. And obviously, garlic breadsticks is a perfect evening snack to dip in your favourite marinara sauce.



Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made of lady’s fingers dipped in coffee and further layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, cheese and cocoa. So why not make an authentic tiramisu layered cake with halved hotdog buns? And obviously, they are similar enough in shape to ladyfinger.

06/6Homemade bread crumbs


06/6Homemade bread crumbs

Easy and thrifty to make, bread crumbs are great to add toasty crunch to your bowl of pasta, salad, and soup. Try cubing or crushing your hotdog buns on a baking sheet and store them up in a resealable bag in your freezer. You can go on using these bread crumbs for the next two to three months.