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Dinner Rolls Recipe

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This recipe for Dinner Rolls, by , is from The Upper Hunter Family Day Care Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alana Klepzig
Added: Monday, June 22, 2009


9 cups flour
1 cup of sugar
4 cups of milk
1 heaped tsp baking powder
1 scant tsp baking soda (small amount)
1 cup vegetable oil
2 tbsp salt
2 pkts (4 1/2 tsp) active dry yeast

Pour 4 cups of milk into a stock pot or dutch oven, Add one cup of sugar and 1 cup of vegetable oil, stir to combine. Now turn the burner on medium-low and "scald" the mixture. Before the mixture boils, turn off the heat. Allow the mixture to cool to warm/lukewarm.

When the mixture is the right temperature add in 4 cups of flour and 2 pkts (or 4 1/2 tbsp) of active dry yeast, stir together until incorporated,Add another 4 cups of flour. stir together and allow to sit covered with a tea towel or lid for an hour. After about an hour it should have almost doubled in size. If it hasn't changed much put it in a warm (but turned off) oven for about 45 minutes or so. When it has risen sufficiently add 1 more cup of flour 1 heaped tsp of baking powder 1 scant teaspoon of baking soda and about 2 tbsps of salt. Stir (or knead just a bit) until combined.
Butter 1 or 1 muffin pans. form the rolls by pinching off a walnut sized piece of dough and rolling it into a little ball. Repeat and tuck 3 balls of dough into each buttered muffin cup. Continue until pan is full. Cover and allow to rise for about 1 to 2 hours.
Bake in a moderate oven until golden brown, about 17 to 20 minutes




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