Monday, November 11, 2013


Easy dinner rolls

Learn how to make these light and buttery dinner rolls in about an hour.
Prep Time: 50 minutes
Cook time: 13-15 minutes
Yield: 24 rolls
Recipe source:Inquiring Chef,you can find the original recipe here.
  1. Luke warm water- 1 and 1/2 cups
  2. Instant yeast-1 tbsp
  3. Granulated sugar-2 tbsp
  4. Unsalted butter,softened-2 tbsp
  5. All purpose flour-4 cups
  6. Salt-to taste
For topping
  1. Butter,melted- 2 to 3 tbsp
  2. Salt- to taste
  • In a large mixing bowl,combine together warm water,yeast and sugar.Keep aside for 5 minutes or until frothy.
  • Add butter,salt and 2 cups flour, mix until combined.

  • Add remaining flour and mix well.Knead to form a soft dough for about 10 minutes.( you can use a stand mixer ,if desired)
  • Cover the dough using a kitchen towel.Let the dough rise in a  warm place until doubled in volume ,for about 20 minutes.
  • Punch down the dough and turn it on to a lightly floured surface.
  • Using a serrated knife cut the dough into two equal parts.Divide each half into 12 equal portions( i halved the recipe and divided the entire dough into 12 equal portions).With lightly floured hands,roll each portion into balls and place it on a greased baking tray ( 9 x 13).
  • Cover using a kitchen towel and let them rise in a warm place until doubled,for about 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 180 Deg C.
  • Lightly brush the rolls with melted butter.Bake for about 13 to 15 minutes or until it turns golden.
  • Immediately after removing the rolls from the oven ,brush them with remaining butter.

  • Notes:
    • I halved the recipe,and used 1.5 tbsp of sugar and it tasted perfect.Adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.

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