Basic Sweet Roll Dough
|Dry yeast||2 Tablespoon|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||7 1⁄2 Cup (120 tbs)|
Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup lukewarm water; add milk, sugar, salt, eggs, shortening and half the flour.
Mix until smooth; add enough remaining flour to make easily handled dough.
Turn onto lightly floured board; knead until smooth.
Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover; let rise in warm place for about 1 hour and 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Punch down; let rise for about 30 minutes.
Form into desired shapes; place on baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.