Old Fashioned White Bread Rolls

    2 hours 17 minutes

    Nothing fancy - just delicious, melt in your mouth rolls made from simple ingredients.

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    Serves: 24 

    • 4 1/2 cups (560g) plain flour
    • 1/4 cup caster sugar
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried instant yeast
    • 60g butter or margarine, melted
    • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) cold water
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:1hour40min rising  ›  Ready in:2hours17min 

    1. Mix together flour, sugar, salt and instant yeast. Mix in butter, then the water.
    2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead by hand for 20 minutes. Cover dough with oil. Place dough in a bowl, cover and proof for 1 hour.
    3. Form into 24 rolls, and place on a greased baking tray. Prove for 45 minutes.
    4. Bake at 200 degrees C for 12 to 14 minutes until golden and firm to touch.

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    I'm confused. ready in 53mins. 20 min knead, 1 hour prove, 45min prove 12-14 min cook. more like 2 hrs. Mine then turned out like tennis ball size rocks. Very dissapointed. what did I do wrong, only thought is yeast was old  -  25 Dec 2012


    Wish I could add an extra star! These are absolutely amazing. So soft and light and airy!!!! My husband is already requesting more.  -  04 May 2012


    Took shortcuts. really good and easy. even the kids helped make the rolls. I used a breadmaker for the kneading part.  -  14 Jul 2008