Sweet Yeast Rolls

These are not my mom's famous rolls. No point in posting that- no one can make 'em as well as she can. These are quite good, though. I'm going to try subbing in some whole wheat flour next time and see how they turn out.

1/3 c. honey
6 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. instant potato flakes
1 c. room temperature water
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. butter

Mix all of the above ingredients in a large bowl.

1 pkg. active dry yeast
3/4 c. warm water

In a small bowl, mix yeast and warm water until yeast is dissolved. Add yeast mixture to the batter you mixed in the large bowl.

3 1/2 to 4 c. flour

Slowly add flour to the mixture. Mix well. Knead dough so that it forms into a smooth ball. Grease large bowl and place ball of dough inside. Cover with plastic wrap and wait for the dough to double in size. This may take up to 4 hours. Punch the dough down and knead it a few times.

Now you can form your rolls into whatever style you prefer. The girl who gave me the recipe forms hers into clover rolls by putting three small balls into each cup of a muffin tin. Cook at 350 for 10-15 minutes. Rolls should have a hint of a golden color to them. Makes 24 rolls.


Annie said...

Oh, my mom can make your mom's rolls. ;P

I'm excited to try these.

Wendy said...

You haven't tasted my mom's rolls as she makes them, have you? My mom can so beat up your mom in the famous roll-making department. :P

What's cool about these is they require no milk and no eggs- great for allergies, or that time when you have no milk and no eggs.

Motorcycle Grandma said...

Wendy - I wouldn't want to go one on one against your Mom's rolls. I have her recipe, but I'm pretty sure that I don't have her perfection down. However, if my family's impressed that after 29 years I'm making REAL rolls, I'll take their praise.

Wendy said...

Heehee, Aunt Connie. Don't feel bad. No one has been able to duplicate them yet. That's why I don't try. you know those pillsbury rolls you pull out of the freezer? yeah, those are my friends.

Wendy said...

I made them tonight using half all-purpose flour and half whole-wheat flour, and they turned out great. They did take a few extra minutes to cook, though.