Everyone's Favorite Buns
These yeast rolls are light and tender and perfect to serve with any main dish, salad or soup.
30 min.prep time
1/2 cup milk
Warm water (105°F to 115°F)
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 (1/4-ounce) packages active dry yeast
5 to 5 1/2 cups bread flour
Place milk and 4 tablespoons butter in 2-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave 1 1/2 minutes. Add enough warm water to measure 2 cups.
Combine sugar, egg and salt in large bowl; mix well. Add milk mixture; mix well. Stir in yeast; let stand 2 minutes.
Add 3 cups flour. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth and elastic. Add 2 cups flour. Mix dough with hook or stir in with wooden spoon until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour with wooden spoon to make dough easy to handle.
Place dough into greased bowl. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter; brush top of dough. Reserve remaining melted butter. Cover; let rise 45 minutes or until double in size. (Dough is ready if indentation remains when touched.)
Punch down dough; divide in half. Shape each half on lightly floured surface into 12 buns. Place buns onto 2 greased (15x10x1-inch) baking pans. Brush with reserved melted butter. Cover; let rise 1 hour or until double in size.
Heat oven to 375°F. Bake 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan immediately. Brush buns with reserved melted butter, if desired.
Nutrition Facts (1 bun)
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Recipe #10794©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.