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    Homemade Hot Rolls

    Homemade Hot Rolls. Photo by Sue Lau

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    H. Cato's Note:

    We have a small close-knit community, so when someone dies, the women get together and prepare dinner for the family. I had taken food to one of these dinners, and helped served. I was lucky enough to get in line before the hot rolls were all gone. They were DELICIOUS! I asked who made them, and found out it was a woman by the name of Alice Ash. I asked her for the recipe, but she didn't have the recipe with her. A few days later, I received the recipe from my mom, who'd gotten it from her neighbor. Alice had given it to the neighbor, to give to my mom, to give to me! That's small town networking!

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages dry yeast
    • 2 cups water
    • 4 tablespoons sugar
    • 4 1/2 cups well sifted flour (sift an additional 2 cups or so to knead with when ready to place in pan)
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons soft shortening

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dissolve yeast in warm water.
    2. 2
      Stir sugar, salt, and half of the flour into the yeast mixture.
    3. 3
      Beat in the eggs and shortening.
    4. 4
      Add the remaining flour and beat until smooth.
    5. 5
      Scrape down the sides of bowl, and cover with a cloth, and let rise in a warm place, until doubled in bulk (approx. 30 minutes).
    6. 6
      Stir down the dough.
    7. 7
      Add more sifted flour until it can be worked with hands (just add gradually until it feels right).
    8. 8
      Knead a few times, not a lot; just get it worked in and ready to pinch off into rolls.
    9. 9
      Pinch the rolls off (medium sized), and place in a greased pan.
    10. 10
      It may take two pans; one small, and one larger, for all the dough.
    11. 11
      You can also make loaves of bread out of it.
    12. 12
      Allow it to rise again, until doubled in bulk.
    13. 13
      Bake at 375-400 for 15-20 minutes .
    14. 14
      When done, brush with butter (while hot).
    15. 15
      Note: You can also use this recipe to make bread loaves (it should make 2 loaves in traditional bread pans), or cinnamon rolls.
    16. 16
      For the cinnamon rolls, roll the dough out, sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, and roll up like a jelly roll.
    17. 17
      Slice off, place in a baking pan, and bake at the same temperature as the rolls, until done.
    18. 18
      Coat with frosting made with powdered sugar, milk, and a dash of vanilla.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2002

      55

      This is the best hot rolls recipe I have ever made.I substituted 2 1/2 cups of white flour for whole wheat, and 2 tb of brumblin brown butter(yougart butter) insted of crisco or reg butter. It was perfect the first time I tried.:-) thanks H.Cato.

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    • on November 21, 2007

      55

      I made this using a stand mixer and instant yeast (2 TB. Used 6 cups flour by the time it was ready to make the rolls. Wonderful taste and texture. Thank you for the recipe. Also made a few cinnamon rolls with the dough that would not fit in the 9 x 13 pan. Good also.

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    • on December 06, 2005

      55

      The only reason I gave this 5 stars is because I can't give it any more. I followed the recipe exactly. The instructions were clear and they turned out perfectly. I baked them at 375 for 18 minutes, and man o man were they ever goooood. Jim

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade Hot Rolls

    Serving Size: 1 (1263 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 120.1
     
    Calories from Fat 25
    20%
    Total Fat 2.8 g
    4%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 17.6 mg
    5%
    Sodium 200.7 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.2 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 2.1 g
    8%
    Protein 3.1 g
    6%

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