Melt 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine, and let cool. Dissolve 1 package active dry yeast in 2 cups of very warm water, and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat together 1 egg and 1/4 cup sugar until fluffy. Stir in 1the 1 1/2 sticks melted butter or margarine. and the yeast mixture. Now, use a mixer to blend in 4 cups of self-rising flour, 1 cup at a time. Cover tightly, and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. The dough will be good up to 1 week. When ready to bake, spoon dough into muffin tins, filling them 3/4-full. Bake at 350 for approximately 20 minutes.
If you have forever wanted to make tasty yeast rolls just like the way your mum or grandma made, here's your turn to master the art of making yummy yeasty spoon rolls. Betty's version of these homemade rolls is so easy, elegant, and sumptuous that you really stop yourselves to special occasions to make this tasty treat.