Mom's Hot Rolls

Recipe by puppitypup
READY IN: 16hrs 15mins
SERVES: 24-30
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat milk and shortening in large bowl in microwave until shortening melts.
  • Meanwhile, dissolve yeast and pinch of sugar into warm water.
  • In a smaller bowl, whisk the salt, soda, sugar and first portion of flour.
  • Stir in half the flour mixture into the milk mixture. Stir in the yeast mixture, then stir in the remaining flour.
  • Let rise 1 1/2 hour in a warm place covered with a damp dish towel.
  • Whisk together baking powder and last portion flour. Stir into the batter.
  • Cover bowl with a plate and let rise in refrigerator 12-24 hours.
  • Shape rolls (see two options below) and let rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 - 2 hours. Bake at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes or until done.
  • PARKERHOUSE METHOD.
  • Roll dough out on floured board to about 3/8" thick. Place on cookie sheet and brush with melted butter. Fold each one almost in half.
  • CLOVERLEAF METHOD.
  • By hand, shape dough into 1" balls, dip in melted butter and place 3 per hole in a greased muffin tin.
  • Put remaining dough back into fridge and use within the next few days. Makes great cinnamon rolls too.
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