Sweet Yeast Rolls

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Carb Lover

This is a simple yeast roll recipe from a dear friend who now lives in Maine. The nice thing about this recipe is that you can lessen the amount of sugar to get a less sweet dinner roll. I like to make them a little bigger and use them for hamburger buns. These make the house smell so good :)

Top Review by Bekah_Goertzen

I made these tonight with thanksgiving dinner. DH and I both loved them! I didn't leave them for the full 2 hours before baking them, and they were still fabulous! I baked them in a greased muffin tin. They were denser and more yeasty tasting than I expected, but there are none left :) I will absolutely make these again. Thanks so much for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First add the baking soda and sugar to the hot milk & then add the shortening to the milk mixture & cool.
  2. Put the yeast into the warm water to dissolve.
  3. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder. When the milk is cool, add the yeast mixture to the milk, then mix with the flour. Cover with a towel; let the dough rise in a warm spot until doubled.
  4. Stir the batter well then beat vigorously for about 30 seconds. Form into to rolls about 2 hours before baking.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. You can also fill greased muffin-pan cups about two-thirds full.
  7. Prep time includes proofing time.

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