Coconut Milk Yeast Rolls

Recipe by JanetB-KY
READY IN: 2hrs 35mins




  • Dissolve 1 teaspoon of sugar in 1/2 cup of warm water; sprinkle in the package of yeast; let it stand for 10 minutes and then stir.
  • Heat the milk to lukewarm, stirring occasionally; add in the butter, 3 tablespoons sugar, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1/2 cup warm water.
  • Add the heated milk mixture and 2 cups flour to the dissolved yeast mixture; beat until the mixture is smooth and elastic.
  • Gradually stir in the remaining 3 cups of flour, adding a bit more flour if necessary;.
  • the dough should be soft and easily leave the sides of the bowl.
  • Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and round it up into a ball;.
  • knead the dough until it is smooth, elastic and not sticky; again, add a bit more flour if necessary.
  • Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl; turn the dough so that the top is greased as well; cover with greased wax paper and a towel.
  • Let the dough rise in a warm place until it has doubled (about 1 1/2 hours).
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Punch down to let the air out of the dough; turn it out onto a lightly floured board.
  • Use a wet knife to cut the dough in half, and then each half into thirds, and thirds again; this gives 18 buns.
  • Shape the buns into balls and place on a lightly greased baking dish such as a cookie sheet with sides; bake for 18 - 20 minutes.
  • After removing the buns, use a pastry brush to lightly coat them with butter then slather with more butter and any other high calorie bad for you toppings you can think of and enjoy!