Perfect Bread Rolls recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp Yeast
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups warm Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil

Cooking Instructions

Mix together the yeast, sugar and water. Set aside for 10 minutes until the yeast is activated and frothy.

Add the oil, salt and 2 cups of flour to the yeast mixture and combine.

Add the flour a little at a time until the dough begins to come together and leaves the edges of the bowl.

Empty the dough out onto a kneading surface and knead for 7-8 minutes until it begins to feel smooth and oh-so-silky. Transfer the dough into a lightly greased bowl and cover with a thin cloth or plastic wrap. Let the dough rise to double its size (about 1 hour - I think it''s so short because of the large amount of yeast).

Gently deflate the dough and turn out onto the kneading surface. Divide the dough into 12-14 equal parts and roll each into a ball. Place them on a baking tray a couple of inches apart. Cover with a damp cloth for about 45 minutes. Preheat oven to 200 deg C.

Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. For hard crusted rolls, spray water couple of times for the first 4-5 minutes while baking. For a soft crust, brush the hot rolls with some melted butter as soon as they come out of the oven.
  

10 Mar 2011     1054 views     NON-Vegetarian       Bakeries > Bread

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