Category: Basic Breads

Soft Rolls

Makes: 36 Rolls
Oven: 200 °C / 400 °F
Preparation Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Baking Time: 20 - 25 minutes
Ingredients:
1 kg Cake flour (8 x 250 ml / 8 cups)
15 ml Salt (3 tsp)
30 ml Sugar (2 tbsp)
60 g Margarine (4 tbsp)
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
250 ml Milk (1 cup)
375 ml Lukewarm water (1½ cups)
    Margarine, to brush
Method:
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together, then rub the margarine into the flour with the fingertips. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
  2. Add enough lukewarm water to form a soft dough and knead the dough well until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface, cover with greased plastic and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Knock the dough down, divide into 36 equal pieces and shape into round balls.
  5. Place the balls, with spaces between them, onto a greased baking tray. Cover with greased plastic and allow to rise in a warm place, until double the size, about       20 – 30 minutes.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 °C / 400 °F for about 20 – 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Brush with melted margarine for a shiny crust.