Sunday, February 22, 2009
Debbies Bread Machine Rolls
My daughter Tari posted this family favorite on her blog a while ago , so I thought I would post it here as well.......
"This is both my mom's and my go-to bread machine recipe for dinner rolls. They are really yummy (a lot better than the quick rolls I posted earlier!). I usually don't have any left over after the meal I've made them before, and thanks to Adam, I barely have enough to serve with a meal."
3/4 c milk
1/4 c water
2 1/4 tsp rapid rise yeast for bread machines (or 1 package of yeast)
1/4 c vegetable oil
2 Tbl sugar
1 tsp salt
3 c bread flour
Warm the milk and water in microwave for about 1 minute (you can do a full cup of milk and omit the water if you want). Add everything to the bread machine, placing liquids at the bottom. When you put the yeast in, dig a little pit in the flour for it. Let the bread machine run on the dough setting until done. Shape the dough into rolls and let rise for 15-20 minutes in a warm place (or until doubled). Bake at 375 for about 17-18 minutes or until the tops are golden brown (my oven cooks them in about 15, so make sure you check on them towards the end). Pull the rolls out of the oven and brush the tops with butter.
You can also use this recipe for cinnamon rolls. Just add a 1/2 of a small package of vanilla pudding (or 1/4 cup if you're using bulk pudding mix) to the ingredients. Roll the dough out into a large rectangle. Spread softened butter and cinnamon sugar over the top. Roll up lengthwise and cut into 1 or 1 1/2 inch circles. Place in a greased baking pan and bake at 375 for about 17-18 minutes or until golden brown. Spread with cream cheese frosting as soon as you pull them out of the oven.
***It is vital to good rolls to use the rapid rise yeast and bread flour. If you don't, your rolls will still taste good, but they won't rise as well and they'll be more dense.