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basic sweet dough (for balloon buns)

Recipe by
Megan Stewart
Middletown, OH

A long time friend of Grandma W's, Aunt Sally Accurso, made these for me. You need this recipe to make the balloon buns, which are incredible!

method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For basic sweet dough (for balloon buns)

  • 3/4 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    warm water (105-115 degrees)
  • 2 pkg
    dry yeast
  • 3
    eggs at room temperature
  • 5 1/2 c

How To Make basic sweet dough (for balloon buns)

  • 1
    Scald milk. Stir in sugar, salt and margarine. Cool. Pour warm water on yeast. add luke warm mixture, eggs and 5 c flour. Knead 7-10 min. Grease bowl, cover and let rise 1 hour.
  • 2
    This is the basic dough for the balloon buns recipe.

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