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modernized old-fashioned yeast rolls

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Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Kristin Howells
Taylorsville, KY

This recipe was taught to me by an elderly woman who learned it from her grandmother. I modified to utilize the bread machine for the dough process.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Making yeast rolls in the bread maker couldn't be easier. The machine does all the hard work with the dough. When it comes out, cut the dough into pieces, form into rolls, and put them in the muffin tin. The result is the cutest yeast rolls. Light and airy with a hint of butter, they're beautiful on a holiday table but easy enough for an everyday meal.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 2 Hr
cook time 22 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For modernized old-fashioned yeast rolls

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    half and half, warmed
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/3 c
    water, warm
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 tsp
    Fleischmann's active dry yeast or 2 packets

How To Make modernized old-fashioned yeast rolls

  • Dough ingredients added to the bread machine.
    To the bread machine, add the ingredients in the following order: flour, sugar, salt, half & half, butter, water, eggs, vanilla, then yeast.
  • Setting the bread machine.
    Set machine to bread dough cycle.
  • Waiting for the bread machine.
    When 15 minutes remain in the bread dough cycle, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Greasing cupcake tins.
    Grease a cupcake pan.
  • Dusting the dough with flour.
    Place the dough onto a floured surface. Lightly dust the top of the dough with flour.
  • Dough cut into pieces.
    Cut the dough into 36 pieces.
  • Three dough balls placed into each cupcake tin.
    Place 3 pieces into each cupcake mold.
  • Yeast rolls baked in the oven.
    Bake for 18-22 minutes.
  • Brushing butter onto the rolls.
    Baste lightly with butter.
  • Yeast rolls cooling on a rack.
    Allow to cool. Enjoy!