Ruth's Mazola Buns

READY IN: 57mins


  • 5
    cups very warm water
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 23
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup corn oil
  • 2
    tablespoons salt
  • 4
    tablespoons yeast
  • 10 -12
    cups flour


  • Mix together water, sugar, oil and yeast in your mixing bowl.
  • Add about 4 cups of flour, then the beaten eggs and salt.
  • Then add the remaining flour, the last two cups a little at a time until the dough is the right texture and easy to handle: you may not use all the flour.
  • I let my bosch knead the dough a few minutes.
  • If hand kneading, turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Place in a large covered mixing bowl which as a little oil in it and let rise to double in size.
  • Punch down and form into buns, placing them on greased baking sheets.
  • Cover with a clean teatowel and plastic sheet and let rise again.
  • Bake at 375 degF for about 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and let cool on baking racks.
  • If you plan to freeze them, make sure that they are cold before putting them in the plastic bags.
  • Enjoy!