twisted bread

★★★★★ 1
By June Jordan
from Bridgeport, OH

This is a very easy bread recipe for buns. They resemble a good hamburger bun but they remain soft on the outside. If find when I make these I have people sitting around with the butter and a knife waiting on them to come out of the oven. I usually have a big pot of sloppy joe's on the stove and there's supper! These are great to take to a pot luck too!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 1 Hr 45 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For twisted bread

  • 3 pkg
    rapid rise yeast
  • DISOLVE YEAST IN 1/4 C WARM WATER WITH 1/4 TSP. SUGAR
  • 1 c
    canola oil
  • 3 c
    milk (1 can of evaporated milk =12 oz + 12 oz of water to equal 3 cups)
  • 6
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 8-10 c
    flour

How To Make twisted bread

  • 1
    Mix all ingredients in the order listed above in a large mixing bowl. I have a large crock bowl that I love to use.
  • 2
    Once all mixed, dump out on a floured board and knead to add the remaining amounts of flour needed to obtain a non sticky dough. The dough should be kneaded until it feels springy and when you knead this dough you will hear a cracking sound. When you hear this you've worked enough air into the dough.
  • 3
    Place the dough back into a greased bowl and slightly grease the top of the dough prior to covering with a light towel. Place the dough out of a draft and in a warm area but not on the stove!
  • 4
    It will rise in 1 1/2 hours then make into round balls about the size of a fifty cent piece and place on a greased baking sheet. Cover with a light towel to rise slightly.
  • 5
    The rolls should be slightly larger prior to placing in the oven. Your looking for a slight rise.
  • 6
    Now place the baking sheet of rolls into a 375 Degree oven for 15 min. They should be a light golden brown.
  • 7
    Remove from heat and brush the top of the buns with a mixture of butter and oil. I use real butter and olive oil! Wow what a taste!
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