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Poppy Seed Rolls

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Ingredients
  Skimmed milk 1⁄2 Pint (300 milliliter / 1 1/4 cup, warm)
  Dried yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Strong white flour 1 Pound (450 gram / 4 cups)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
For topping
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Put half the warm milk in a small bowl. Sprinkle the yeast on top. Add the sugar, mix well and leave for 30 minutes.
2. Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour in the yeast mixture and the egg. Gradually incorporate the flour, adding enough of the remaining milk to mix to a soft dough.
3. Turn the dough on to a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic. Return to the clean bowl, cover with a damp dish towel and leave in a warm place to rise for about 1 hour until doubled in bulk.
4. Lightly grease two baking sheers. Turn the dough on to a floured surface. Knead for 2 minutes, then cut into 12 pieces and shape into rolls.
5. Place the rolls on the prepared baking sheets, cover loosely with a large plastic bag (ballooning it to trap the air inside) and leave to stand in a warm place until the rolls have risen well. Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F/ Gas 7.
6. Glaze the rolls with beaten egg, sprinkle with poppy seeds and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Sandwich
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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