"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Butterhorn Rolls (Mom's favorite) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Edna
Added: Friday, October 2, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Milk
Yeast
Salt
Shortening
Sugar
Egg
Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Scald 1 c. milk, cool to lukewarm.
Soften 1 cake yeast in the lukewarm milk.
It will take 5 minutes for cake yeast and 30 minutes for dry yeast.

Add:
1 1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. melted shortening
1/4 c. sugar
3 well beaten eggs

Add a little at a time:
4-4 1/2 c. flour

Beat thoroughly after each addition until dough is stiff enough to knead.
Knead until smooth and elastic.
Grease a large bowl, place dough in bowl rolling it to cover with grease. Cover bowl and let dough rise until double in size. For dry yeast it will need to rise overnight.
Punch down and let it rise agian.
Turn onto a floured board and form the rolls.
Let rolls rise till double.
Bake. Butter tops when removed from oven.

 

 

 

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