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dejawoman

Great recipe but missing baking temperature

I use to be a member of topsecretrecipes.com forum when it was still around and printed off this recipe which was posted 4/15/1999 by Alex. He or she didn't specify what temperature to preheat the oven to.. Please help. I tried baking them in a cupcake tin at 350F for 15 minutes. They were nice light golden brown on top. However, when I I took them out of the pan they were still pale on the bottom. When I ate one it didn;t taste like it was all the way baked. After letting them cool I decided I couldn't handle them the way they were. I returned them to the pan and I put them in again at 375 for 10 minutes or so (until the tops were very nicely browned).

 

What temperature should I of baked these at instead of 350F? I have seen roll recipes as high as 400 or 425 but they didn't have the exact same ingredient quantities as this one.

Quick Hot Rolls TSR forums Posted by Alex 4/15/1999

2 1/4 tsp yeast (pkg)

3/4 cup warm water

1 TB sugar

1 TB oil

1 egg

1/2 tsp salt

2 1/2 to 2 3/4 c flour

 

Dissolve yeast in water. Add sugar, oil, salt and egg. Stir in one cup of flour until smooth. Cover and let rise 15 minutes. Stir down and add 1 1/2 c flour. Turn out onto floured board and kneed 3 minutes. If sticky add 1/4 c four. Divide into 12 balls and shape as desired. Cover and let rise 25 minutes. Bake in a preheated oven 12-15 minutes.

 

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sirrith

Try 390-400F for 20 mins. 

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dejawoman

I'll probably make these again soon and  try your suggestion. It was so nice to surprise my husband with made from scratch rolls for dinner tonight.

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sirrith

Good luck :)

 

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yy

I agree that you could try a higher temperature for longer. If you find that the tops are browned to your satisfaction before the rolls are baked all the way through, tent the cupcake tin with foil. The bottoms will continue to brown, but the tops will keep from getting too dark.

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dejawoman

I am familiar with the tin foil tent on other things, so it makes sense on the rolls. I just need to make more batches and get the time down, now that I have a better temperature to work with.