Bread Rolls Recipe

bread rolls

Ingredients for Bread Rolls:

  • 1 ½ lb (675 g) strong white or wholemeal flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 oz (28 g) fresh yeast or ½ oz (14 g) dried
  • ½ teaspoon caster sugar
  • ¾ pint (400 ml) water

Method for Bread Rolls:

  1. Sieve the flour into a warm bowl, add the salt and mix well. Leave in a warm place.
  2. Cream the yeast with the caster sugar and add ¾ pint  (400 ml) warm water. Leave until frothy.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the flour and add the yeast mixture.
  4. Sprinkle with flour and leave in a warm place for 15 – 20 minutes.
  5. Mix to an elastic dough, adding more warm water as necessary.
  6. Knead  for 5 minutes to mix well.
  7. Put into a clean bowl, cover with a damp tea towel and leave to rise in a warm place  until doubled in size.
  8. Turn the dough on to a floured board and knead well for 10 minutes.
  9. Divide the dough into 18 and form into rolls.
  10. Put onto a warmed, greased and lightly floured baking tray. Cover with a clean cloth and leave to prove for about 10 – 15 minutes.
  11. Bake in a pre-heated oven set at Gas Mark 7 (425°F/220°C) for about 10 – 15minutes.
  12. Brush with melted butter as soon as removed from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

This Bread Rolls Recipe makes 18 rolls.

A “healthier” version can be made by omitting the melted butter at the end!

Posted in Vegetarian Recipes, Breads and Bakes, All Recipes

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