Recipe by Lela
"Want a roll that stays soft for days? Try these fluffy, soft rolls made with butter and love. This is my Grandma's recipe. The rolls are quick to rise due to the two packages of yeast. A special thanks to Baking Nana for writing the directions that are clear and easy to follow."
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4 1/2 teaspoons
active dry yeast
warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
3 1/2 cups
bread flour, divided, or as needed
egg, lightly beaten
all-purpose flour, or more as needed, for dusting
I made these hen it was a personal recipe. I have made them several times since that first review. They are wonderful rolls! So glad it was published. My Review: These were wonderful, Lela! I made everything in my KA mixer. I only needed about 3 cups of flour - perhaps a little less than that. The rolls were flaky, rose well and browned nicely. Thanks for sharing your recipe! The rolls were a treat slathered in homemade butter and dipped in gravy.
LOVE these rolls...I don't change a thing...but I do put them in my bread maker on dough setting. So easy! Thanks, Lela! I have made these 5 times already and I am "yeast impaired"...they always come out PERFECT!
I made these when it was a personal recipe also. These are my go to rolls. Very happy they are now published. Thanks Lela for wonderful recipe.
Oh ... these are quite good! They are a breeze to make, making them a go to recipe when you want dinner rolls. Followed directions to the "T", and very happy with the flavor and texture. I will be making these again, and quite often as they will also make a good roll for making sandwiches. I would also use this recipe as a good hamburger bun. Thank you Lela for sharing this great recipe. I'm giving them 10 stars. Perfect!
I believe I was the first to make and review these when first posted as a personal recipe and here is my review: These are really good. I did everything in my stand mixer. I had to use quite a bit more flour, but I am at sea level and it is very, very humid here today. They still turned out so light and fluffy. I made 4 large hamburger buns, 6 medium hamburger buns and 6 dinner rolls. I put the 4 burger buns back in the oven to crisp them up a bit because I will be serving them with a rather wet sauce. The others I kept soft. I do believe this recipe will be my go to for hamburger buns from now on. Thank you, Lela, for sharing your grandmother's excellent recipe.
3/24/2014 I have made these rolls many times since Lela shared the recipe and they come out perfect each time.
This one's a keeper! Mixed the dough in my Kitchen Aid with the dough hook and it worked great. I made these into smaller rolls and served them with Awesome Pulled Pork BBQ. Everyone loved them! Thanks Lela, for sharing your Grandma's recipe!
Threw everything into my bread machine and set on dough setting. Then, made into the rolls. These raise beautifully.
Very good and easy! I used 1/3 cup of sugar instead though. :-) I like my rolls a tad sweeter.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Grandma Rita's Soft Butter Rolls
Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 31
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