"Roll Day" in the cafeteria...Cin

Straws Kitchen


Years ago I used to work in the cafeteria at one of the schools and allll the children love to eat in the cafeteria when it was "Roll Day".
Here is a cafeteria recipe that was used in probably tons of schools across the states.

I have not made them in a while and don't have any of my pix on my computer, so these are borrowed from the net.
Although, they do look just like this.
The one pic below, shows the inside of the baked roll.


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  • 2 1/2 lb
    plain flour
  • 1/2 c
    dry milk
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    instant yeast
  • 3/4 c
    melted, cooled butter (or shortening, room temperature)
  • 3 c
    lukewarm water

How to Make "Roll Day" in the cafeteria...Cin


  1. Sift together all of the dry ingredients. Mix Well.

    Add yeast, lukewarm water and cooled melted butter.
    Beat 15 minutes (this is an important step).
    Let rise.

    Roll out to 1/2 to 3/4-inch thick on a floured serface. Cut out rolls with cutter.
  2. Place on greased pans. Let rise again.

    Bake at 350°F until done, (about 35 to 40 minutes, until tops have browned), just keep an eye on them.

    Remove from oven and butter tops.
    Makes approximately 65 rolls.

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About "Roll Day" in the cafeteria...Cin

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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