Basic Sweet Dough

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

This is a very good sweet dough , It can be used in a variety of recipes like bread , rolls , cinnamon rolls , donuts , ect...


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Prep:

1 Hr

Ingredients

6-7 c
all purpose flour ; divided
1/2 c
sugar
2 (1/4oz) pkg
active dry yeast = 2 1/4 teas per pkg.
2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter
1 c
milk
1 c
water
1
egg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl (I use my metal one )combine 2 cups flour , sugar , yeast and salt ; set aside
2
In a sauce pan heat butter , milk and water until very warm ( not boiling) to 120° to 130°. Add mixture and egg to the dry ingredients ; Blend on low speed of an electric mixer until moistened ; Beat for 3 minutes on medium speed.
3
Stir in enough of the remaining flour by hand to form a stiff dough. ( dough will be some what sticky )
4
On a floured surface knead until smooth and elastic about 8-10 minutes.
5
Place dough in a greased bowl ; turn greased side up. Cover and let rise in a warm space for 45-60 minutes , or until light and doubled in size ; punch dough down and use dough for desired recipe.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sweet, #dough