CAFETERIA STYLE YEAST ROLLS

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 30
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 2/3 c. + 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. warm water-divided
  • 1/2 c. unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 c. + 1 teaspoon instant nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 5 1/2 c. all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter (for brushing)

Directions

  • 1. In a large mixing bowl, add yeast and 1 tablespoon sugar to 1/2 water.
  • 2. Add melted butter, instant milk powder, salt, 4 cups flour and remaining sugar and water.
  • 3. Beat by hand with whisk or with electric mixer until smooth.
  • 4. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (use a sturdy wooden spoon).
  • 5. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5-6 minutes.
  • 6. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • 7. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours. Punch dough down.
  • 8. Divide into 20-30 pieces; shape into balls.
  • 9. Place 10-15 balls into 2 greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pans.
  • 10. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes to an hour.
  • 11. Lightly brush the top of each roll with melted butter.
  • 12. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 13. Brush again with melted butter and cool completely on wire racks.

Notes

A fluffy yeast roll reminiscent of those yummy school cafeteria dinner rolls. Easy to make and they disappear fast!

Categories: Biscuit  Bread  Oven  Roll 

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