Rapid Rolls

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TOTAL TIME: 1 hr
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: 25 min
Cook: 25 min
 
YIELD: 24 dinner rolls
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 3 (.25-ounce) packets active dry yeast
  • 1 3/4 cups warm water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup melted butter, plus more for brushing
  • 2 teaspoons salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 to 6 cups flour, plus more if needed
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      Directions

      Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

      In the bowl of a stand mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the instant yeast, and warm water. Let it activate for 5 minutes until bubbly. Stir in the honey.

      On low speed, add 1/2 cup melted butter, 2 teaspoons salt, and eggs. Slowly add the flour cup-by-cup until fully incorporated and the dough pulls away from the sides of the mixing bowl. Add more flour if it is too sticky.

      Portion the dough into 24 even servings. Form the rolls into desired shape and place in a cast iron skillet or on a baking sheet spaced evenly apart. Set aside and allow to rise approximately 20 minutes, or until doubled in size. Brush the rolls with melted butter.

      Bake for 25 minutes until the tops are golden brown. Remove from the oven and brush with more melted butter, and sprinkle with a little salt.

      Cook's Note: This recipe can be used as a traditional loaf bread, pizza dough, and for both savory and sweet rolls.

      Per serving (1 roll): Calories 147; Total Fat 4 grams; Saturated Fat 2.5 grams; Protein 3 grams; Total Carbohydrate 24 grams; Sugar: 6 grams; Fiber 1 gram; Cholesterol 26 milligrams; Sodium 168 milligrams;

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      • on November 29, 2014

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        Made it yesterday for Thanksgiving and it was amazing .
        I wish I can upload a pic for sure I will be making it a lot.
        This is easiest baking bread recipe I ever made.
        Thank you for sharing.

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      • on April 28, 2014

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        Recipe was very easy to make and tasted delicious with our burger sliders. Next time I am going to try par-baking them, removing them from the skillet. Adding some garlic butter and putting the buns back in to finish baking.

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      • on April 18, 2014

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        This recipe is superb. It was my first time that my rolls looked and tasted like that of a professional. I replaced eggs with soaked flax seeds since my husband cannot stand smell of eggs.

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