Light As Air Buns

Light As Air Buns

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Donna Nelson

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@donna_mgc

This was handed down from my mother, she made these many times and would usually just make a few batches at a time and freeze them. My brother loved them so much that for his birthday he would request them over cake. Of course he always got his way!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
4 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    water, lukewarm
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 pkg
    yeast
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3 1/2 c
    water, lukewarm
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    lard or shortening
  • 1 Tbsp
    vinegar
  • 9-10 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Light As Air Buns

Step-by-Step

  1. Soften yeast in 1/2 cup lukewarm water, in which 1 tsp sugar has been dissolved. Let stand about 10 minutes.. Put the 3 1/2 cups lukewarm water, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup lard or shortening and 1 tsp salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add yeast and vinegar, then 1 cup of flour at a time until enough flour has been added to the dough so that it does not stick to the hands. Let rise in warm place for 2 hours. Knead down and rise again for an hour.
  3. Shape into rolls and let rise again for 1 hour. Bake in 400F oven for 15-20 min. Brush with melted butter when done.

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About Light As Air Buns

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Hashtag: #buns



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