Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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[food] Knot rolls, per my mother's family

Single recipe (plus/minus 2 doz rolls). These are stupidly tasty, as well as being rather simple, as yeast breads go.

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  • Combine 1/2 cup boiling water with 1/2 cup Pet (condensed) milk; set aside


  • Combine 2 pks or cakes of yeast with 1/4 cup wrist warm water, dash of sugar, set aside to proof


  • Cream 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, lightly salt


  • Add 2 eggs and beat well


  • Add water/Pet milk and stir well


  • Add flour a cup at a time (over 3 cups) til ready to knead


  • Turn out on floured counter top and knead well


  • Leave in covered bowl, let rise til doubled


  • Beat down, make into rolls by taking chunks slightly larger than golf balls, twirling them into little logs, and tying the logs into simple knots


  • Let rise again


  • 10-12 min in 325 oven on a baking sheet with baking parchment, just until they turn golden


  • Butter tops of hot rolls, set on wire rack to cool


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