Total Time
2hrs 55mins
Prep 2 hrs 40 mins
Cook 15 mins

Tender and delicious. From Taste of Home.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine bran and boiling water; set aside.
  2. In another bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening, sugar and salt. Add eggs and yeast mixture; mix well.
  4. Add bran mixture and 2 cups flour; beat well. Gradually add enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  5. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic; about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  6. Punch the dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Divide into six portions; divide each into 12 pieces. Shape each into a ball; place three balls in each greased muffin cup.
  7. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  8. Bake at 350* for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks.

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