Cafeteria Yeast Rolls

Cafeteria Yeast Rolls Recipe

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Judy Garcia


These remind me of the rolls I used to get at school during the 50s and 60s. Delicious... and easy to make, as well.


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr
20 Min


  • 1 1/4 c
    warm water (110°)
  • 1 1/2 pkg
    quick rising yeast
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 c
    bread flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered milk

How to Make Cafeteria Yeast Rolls


  1. In small bowl, combine water, yeast and 1/4 tsp. sugar; set aside.
  2. Blend remaining ingredients in mixer with dough hook beaters, and slowly add liquid to dry ingredients. Mix on medium speed until dough is smooth, elastic and leaves the sides of the mixing bowl.
  3. Place in lightly greased bowl and allow to raise for 30 minutes or until about double in size. Punch down and let rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Grease fingers with shortening and, squeezing through your forefinger and thumb, pinch off 12 even sized balls of dough. Place in a greased bun pan and let them rise for 20 minutes, until they double again in size.
  5. Bake in pre-heated 400° F oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. After removing from oven, brush with melted butter.

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About Cafeteria Yeast Rolls

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Breads, #Rolls

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