Wow, I am on quite a roll (haha no pun intended) with making breads this month. This time I decided to make rolls. I took these with me to my mother-in-laws house for scrapbooking night. The car ride to her house was horrible for me because the rolls were so warm and fresh from the oven that the smell was overflowing my car and I just wanted to eat every roll before I got to her house. :)
These were so wonderful. They were not quite as light and airy as the rolls served at Texas Roadhouse or Logan's Roadhouse but they shared the same sweet taste. This is my new favorite dinner roll recipe. They tasted amazing and are so easy to make.
I used all the same ingredients as the original recipe but I mixed my dough using my KA stand mixer instead of a bread machine. I am going to type the recipe how I made it, if you are looking for the original bread machine version please click here.
Sweet Dinner Rolls
(Adapted from: Allrecipes.com)
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup warm milk
1/3 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
1/4 cup butter, softened (for topping rolls)
- Place water and milk in microwave safe bowl and microwave for 1 minute or until liquids reach (110 degrees F/45 degrees C). Pour liquids into mixer bowl; add sugar and stir to dissolve. Add in yeast and let set for 10-20 minutes to proof (the mixture will be foamy).
- Attach the bowl to the mixer and mix on low speed adding the salt, 1/3 cup butter and egg. Once well mixed add in the flour 1/4 cup at a time. Remove the paddle attachment and attach the dough hook. With the mixer; knead the dough for 5-10 minutes or until smooth and elastic.
- Remove the dough from the bowl and shape into desired shape. Cover with a clean towel and let rise in a warm place for an hour. (You can place a bowl of very hot tap water in the bottom of your stove and place the rolls on the rack above it). Gently brush the tops of the rolls with half of the remaining softened butter.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and bake the rolls for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Upon removing the rolls from the oven brush them with remaining softened butter once again.