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Christmas Buns Recipe

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This recipe for Christmas Buns, by , is from The Zimmerman Family Reunion Cookbook - 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary A. Zimmerman Couser
Added: Sunday, October 1, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Shortning
2 eggs
2 cups of Hot water
2 packages of Yeast cakes
1 tsp salt
9 cups of Sifted Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Mix 1 cup of Sugar, 1 cup of shortning and 2 eggs together. Mix together well. Add 2 cups of hot water. Mix until shortning is dissolved. Add 2 yeast cakes to the mixture and 1tsp of salt. Mix ingredients until well folded. To this mixture add 9 cups of sifted flour. Add one cup at a time until well mixed. Kneed the dough until uniform and place in greased bowl to rise. Let rise till it doubles in size. Kneed again and form buns. Place in individual biscuit pan which has been well greased. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or til golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yields 3 dozens rolls
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was served by Mary Zimmerman Couser during family gatherings at Christmas time. This is still made by her descendants today.

 

 

 

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