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My Grandmother's Homemade Bun recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bonny Allen
Added: Saturday, August 26, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 cup of flour
2/3 cup sugar
3 tsp salt
1 cup Crisco©
2 eggs
2 1/2 pkg active dry yeast
2 cup boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
Hand mixing:
Mix together Crisco©, sugar and salt. Add boiling water. Beat 2 eggs (add a small amount of mixture to eggs, then add eggs to the above mixture). Add 4 cups of flour and beat with spoon. Sprinkle yeast over it and beat in. Add remaining flour and mix in to make a dough. Turn out on floured surface and knead until smooth 5-7 minutes.

Kitchenaid© or mixer with a dough hook:
Reduce yeast to 2 rounded teaspoons........ Mix flour, sugar, salt and 2 rounded tsp of active dry yeast in the Kitchenaid mixing bowl. Measure 2 cups water into a microwave safe container. Add 1 cup Crisco©. Heat in microwave for 2 minutes. Remove and stir until Crisco© is melted. Beat 2 eggs and add slowly to above mixture. Add wet mixture to the dry in Kitchenaid bowl. Knead on low for 2-3 minutes (until the dough is smooth and elastic). Turn out onto lightly floured counter and knead for about 1 minute.

Place in a greased bowl, turn over and cover. Let rise until double in size. Punch down and make your rolls or buns. Cover let them rise until double in size. Bake at 350º for 25-30 minutes or until dark golden brown. Immediately after removing from oven brush with melted butter.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25-30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I make these often because our whole family loves them. They take some work but they are definitely worth it.

 

 

 

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