basic white bread (dinner rolls)

 

white bread dinner rolls

recipe from my 12-year old cooking camp days

ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 tsp dry active yeast (1/2 envelope)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1 tsp honey (i added more like 4)
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • bread flour, as much as needed (about 2 cups)

directions:

  • combine yest, warm water, and sugar. set aside until it starts to bubble.
  • place salt and all-purpose flour into bowl
  • on low speed with mixer, add milk, yeast water combination, oil, and honey
  • continue mixing and add bread flour one 1/2 cup at a time until dough looks shaggy and pulls away from side of the bowl
  • sprinkle AP flour onto counter
  • knead dough until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes
  • coat mixing bowl with oil
  • place dough in bowl, turning to coat it with the oil
  • cover bowl with plastic wrap and allow it to rise in a warm place or about one hour, or until it approx doubles in size
  • preheat oven to 350
  • form dough into small dinner rolls (keep in mind the dough will rise significantly in the oven)
  • cover tops of rolls in light layer of honey
  • bake for approx 15 minutes, until tops are golden brown
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