Kentucky Yeast Rolls

From: (Eric Hunt)
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 21:58:37 GMT

      Yield: 2 dozen
      1 c  Milk
      5 tb Sugar
      1 ts Salt
      4 tb (1/4 c) shortening
      5 c  Flour (approx)
      1 pk Yeast, dissolved in 1/4 c
           -warm (105-110 deg F) water
      1    Egg, slightly beaten
  Warm milk, sugar, salt, and shortening in microwave for 1-2 min. Let
  cool. Shortening need not be melted. Set aside. Put 2 cups flour in
  bowl. Add yeast, egg and liquid ingredients. Using electric mixer,
  beat well. Add flour, 1/2 c at a time until mixer can no longer turn.
  Then stir with wooden spoon. Let dough rest 15 mins on floured board.
  Knead 15-20 times. Coat dough by rolling in butter-greased bowl.
  Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. On floured board, knead 10
  times. Make balls. Place in greased pan. Let rise 1-2 hrs or until
  dough doubles. Bake at 400 for 10-15 mins or until golden brown.
  Remove from oven, butter top of rolls. Serve hot.
  Appeared in Recipes To Bank On: The Compass Bank Cookbook.


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