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Dinner Roll

Dinner Roll

Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 25 mins Difficulty: Beginner Cooking Temp: 338  °F Servings: 20 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year
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Dinner Rolls are classic, soft, and fluffy bread rolls that are a staple at many family dinners and holiday feasts. These rolls are perfect for any meal, offering a delicious and comforting side that pairs well with a variety of dishes.

The dough for dinner rolls is made from a mixture of flour, yeast, sugar, butter, milk, and eggs, kneaded until smooth and elastic. The dough is allowed to rise until doubled in size, then divided into small portions and shaped into round rolls.

The rolls are placed in a baking dish, allowed to rise again until puffy, and then baked until golden brown and fluffy. The result is a roll with a tender, moist crumb and a slightly crisp, buttery exterior.

Dinner Rolls can be enjoyed plain, brushed with melted butter, or sprinkled with sea salt for added flavor. They are perfect for serving with soups, salads, roasts, or any main course, providing a versatile and delicious addition to any meal.

These rolls are loved for their soft texture and rich, buttery flavor, making them a favorite at dinner tables and holiday gatherings.


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  1. Whisk all the ingredients except butter in the stand mixer until all the ingredients come together and form a dough ball. Add in butter; continue mixing the butter into the dough.

  2. Knead the dough by hand until it has a smooth surface.

  3. Set the dough in a clean bowl, cover it with plastic wrap, and set in a warm place until the dough double in size.

  4. Knead and divide the dough into pieces (about 20 pieces), roll them into balls, place on the baking tray, and let them rise until double in size.

  5. Egg wash them, preheat the oven to 338℉(170℃), bake for 25 minutes. Cover the surface with tinfoil when it still has 15 minutes left to bake.

  6. Brush with melted butter and serve.

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