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Sweet Wheat Dinner Rolls

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Sweet Wheat Dinner Rolls

Sweet Wheat Dinner Rolls or Bread


1 -1 1/8 cup warm water

1 egg

1 egg yolk

4 tablespoons butter, room temperature

1/3 cup sugar

2 tablespoon honey

1 rounded teaspoon sea salt

2 cups Hi-Gluten or bread flour

1 cup whole wheat flour (optional, if not using add 1 more cup bread flour)

1/4 cup instant potato flakes

1/4 cup dried milk powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon orange extract

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

2 1/2 teaspoons yeast


Optional egg wash:

1 egg plus 1 tablespoon water beaten together


Add all ingredients to your bread machine and process on the dough cycle.


Form into loaf or divide into 12 dinner rolls. Place in a greased pan, let rise for 75-90 minutes or until doubled. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush with an egg wash, if desired. Bake for 25-35 minutes.Remove from pan cool on a rack.



swtgran's picture

Those look great.  I think I am going to give these a try.  I may add some orange zest to compliment the orange flavoring.  Thanks.  Terry R

Debbe1's picture

Good Idea!!! Tell me how you like it with the zest. You really can't taste the orange extract, it just adds a little something to them. Don't become frustrated, these are slow risers- it always takes mine 1 1/2 hours. These are huge rolls! You can make smaller ones in the same dish. I didn't use the egg wash, this time, just rolled the tops in a little whole wheat flour before placing in the pan. Get them out of the pan right away, after baking, you don't want soggy bottoms. I think you will like them, they are soft, fluffy and just sweet enough.


margieluvschaz's picture

those look great-! will try soon,