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Dinner Rolls

Dinner rolls are soft and spongy breads usually consumed with pasta.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Servings 12 rolls


For Dough

  • 150 ml water lukewarm
  • 1-1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp sugar granules or refined
  • 1 egg whole
  • 2-1/2 cup flour all purpose or plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp butter room temperature
  • flour for kneading

For Glaze

  • 1 egg whole


  • Take lukewarm water in a bowl.
  • Add active dry yeast and sugar to it and mix it.
  • Add one egg and mix it well using a fork.
  • Now add the flour and mix.
  • Add 1 tsp salt and some water, mix and knead to prepare a soft dough.
  • Add room temperature butter to it, mix and combine it.
  • Add some flour and knead the dough for at least 10 minutes.
  • Tuck the dough to make it smooth from the top, transfer to a greased bowl and cover it with a cling wrap. Leave it until doubles in size.
  • When done, take out the cling wrap and punch the dough to release the air. Knead it a little.
  • Now divide the dough into 12 equal parts. Roll each part into ball shape. It should be smooth on the top.
  • Place all 12 rolled smooth balls in a baking tray lined with a baking sheet. Place them a little distance apart.
  • Cover it with a cling wrap and leave it for 1 hour or until doubles in size.
  • Now beat an egg using a fork and apply this egg wash on the balls very gently.
  • Place it in the preheated oven at 175°C/350°F for 15-20 minutes or until done.
  • Take them out and let it cool. Dinner rolls are ready.