Molletes - Mexican Anise Seed Rolls

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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