Basic Sweet Rolls Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Dry yeast1 Tablespoon
 Lukewarm water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs2
 All purpose flour7 Cup (112 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4306 Calories from Fat 719

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.3%

Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 456.9 mg

Sodium 4183.3 mg174.3%

Total Carbohydrates 764 g254.6%

Dietary Fiber 26.8 g107.1%

Sugars 92.6 g

Protein 120 g239.2%

Vitamin A 16.7% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 58.4% Iron 250.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Scald milk, and pour into large bowl.
Add 1/3 cup sugar, shortening and salt, and stir till shortening is melted.
Cool to lukewarm.
Meanwhile, sprinkle 1 teaspoon sugar and yeast in lukewarm water.
Let this mixture stand 10 minutes.
Stir it with fork, and add with eggs to lukewarm milk mixture.
Stir well; then beat in 3 cups flour.
Add remaining flour, working in the last of it by hand.
Turn dough onto lightly floured board.
Knead until smooth, about 5 minutes.
Shape dough into ball, and place in lightly greased bowl.
Grease top slightly to prevent drying; cover, and let stand in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 1 1/2 hours.
Punch dough down after it has risen, and turn onto lightly floured board.
Divide into 4 equal parts.
Form each into 2 smooth balls, cover and let rest for 10 minutes to make dough easier to work.
Shape, let rise and bake according to previous directions.
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