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What's your favorite slightly sweet dinner roll recipe?

I'd prefer to make it from scratch, and I don't have access to a bread machine

asked by Justin Wuetcher about 1 year ago
8 answers 441 views
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Kenzi Wilbur

Kenzi is the Managing Editor of Food52.

added about 1 year ago

This! https://food52.com/recipes...

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Sarah Jampel

Sarah is Food52's senior staff writer & stylist.

added about 1 year ago

Also, Astor rolls! https://food52.com/recipes... There's a teaspoon of butter folded into each one.

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Leslie Stephens

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added about 1 year ago

These are delicious! https://food52.com/recipes...

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Olivia Bloom

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added about 1 year ago

I could eat about a million of these: https://food52.com/recipes...

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added about 1 year ago

Honey Yeast Rolls from Southern Living. Taste just like my grandmother's!
http://www.myrecipes.com...

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Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added about 1 year ago

James Beard baking powder biscuits with heavy cream and a little bit of sugar.
easy to mix by hand. Leftovers, if any, can be used next morning at breakfast. After that, compost.
smittenkitchen.com/blog/2009/12/cream-biscuits/

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AntoniaJames

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added about 1 year ago

I haven't made any of the recipes suggested by the others who responded, but I see that your question is for "slightly sweet" dinner rolls.

I've made a lot of dinner rolls, from at least a dozen different recipes, over the years. I've also developed a few recipes for them. A good rule of thumb is to use no more than one tablespoon (12 grams) of sugar per cup (125 grams) of flour for dinner rolls that have some sweetness, but just enough to say "celebration." (I don't care much for rolls that say "dessert." I appreciate however that many people, especially children, do.)

Obviously, adding other sweet ingredients such as sweet potatoes will affect the outcome as well.

Let us know what you do, and how the rolls turn out! Thank you.

;o)

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aargersi

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added about 1 year ago

These rock my world:
https://food52.com/recipes...