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    Molletes - Mexican Anise Seed Rolls

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 25 mins

    2 hrs

    25 mins

    Molly53's Note:

    Molletes are traditionally served as a coffee cake. This bread freezes well. Posted in response to a recipe request.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Dissolve yeast and 2 tablespoons sugar in warm water in a large mixing bowl; set aside.
    2. 2
      In a medium-sized mixing bowl, cream shortening with remaining sugar.
    3. 3
      Beat in eggs; add salt and anise seed.
    4. 4
      Add creamed mixture to yeast and thoroughly combine.
    5. 5
      Gradually add flour to mixture until a moderately firm dough is formed.
    6. 6
      Knead dough on a lightly floured board until it is smooth and elastic.
    7. 7
      Place dough in a greased bowl, cover, and allow to rise until double in size.
    8. 8
      Punch dough down, knead, and allow to double in size again.
    9. 9
      Knead dough and shape into round balls the size of an egg.
    10. 10
      Preheat oven to 375°F.
    11. 11
      Place in a well-greased pan, cover, and allow to double in size again.
    12. 12
      Lightly brush with margarine and bake for 20-25 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 28, 2006

      45

      Very easy to make doing the dough in the bread machine. I halved the recipe, but had to knead in more flour at the end. I also kept all the quantity of anise seeds, and I'm glad I did. Could even use a bit more. Good, easy recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Molletes - Mexican Anise Seed Rolls

    Serving Size: 1 (49 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 140.7
     
    Calories from Fat 30
    21%
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 11.7 mg
    3%
    Sodium 69.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 25.0 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 9.1 g
    36%
    Protein 2.5 g
    5%

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