Easy Plain Roll Dough
|Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed yeast||1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Water||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded|
|Egg||1 , slightly beaten|
|Sifted all-purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
Soften active dry yeast in warm water or compressed yeast in lukewarm water.
In large bowl, combine sugar, shortening, and salt; stir in hot milk; cool to lukewarm.
Add softened yeast, egg, and 2 cups of the flour; beat well.
Gradually add remaining flour or enough to make soft dough.
Coyer; let rise in a warm place till double (about 1 1/2 hours).
Punch down. Turn out on lightly floured surface.
Shape as Cloverleaf Rolls or Orange Swirls