More Great Recipes: Pizza Crust | Roll

60 Minutes Sweet Dough

User Avatar
Member since 2008
Got a question about this recipe?
Use our BakeBot Ai Chat for instant answers.
No Video

Serves 4 | Prep Time 60 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

I like baking this recipe for pizza dough or quick cinnamon rolls. This comes from an old cookbook of my mother's from the early 1950's.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 package active-dry yeast
¼ cup warm water
½ cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons shortening
2 ½- 3 cups flour


Put warm water and yeast in a large bowl and proof for 5 minutes.

Heat milk to lukewarm.

Remove from heat and stir in salt and sugar.

Put milk mixture into the bowl of yeast.

Stir in the egg and shortening.

Mix in the flour until it is easy to handle.

Mix dough with hand until moderately stiff.

Shape, let rise.

Bake in pre-heated oven 400˚ for 20-25 minutes.

Serve immediately.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

This is Sweet Dough

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

7 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Hi, I'm BakeBot!

Got cooking questions? I've got answers!

For a customized chat, select response style: Home Cook, Pro Cook, or Adventurous (with a side of sass)

I can also help modify any recipe on BakeSpace.

Ask away!
Want to create a recipe? Try our BakeBot AI Recipe Maker!