Cornmeal Rolls



Last year I served a Soul food Christmas dinner and instead of my usual homemade dinner rolls,I made cornmeal rolls.They are very light,the cornmeal flavor is mild,next time I would brush melted butter and sprinkle a little cornmeal on top before baking.


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    5 3/4-6 1/4 c flour
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    1 pkg yeast
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    2 1/4 c milk
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    1/2 c sugar
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    1/2 c butter or margarine
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    1 t. salt
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    2 eggs
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    1 1/2 c yellow cornmeal

How to Make Cornmeal Rolls


  1. Combine 3 c flour and yeast.Heat milk,sugar,butter and salt just till warm(115 deg to 120 deg) and butter is almost melted,stir constantly.Add to flour mixture;add eggs.Beat at low speed for 30 seconds,scraping bowl.Beat 3 mins at high speed Add cornmeal.Beat at low speed.Stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can mix with a spoon.Turn out onto lightly floured board knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough that is smooth and elastic(abt 6-8 mins)Shape into a ball.Place in greased bowl;turn once to grease surface.Cover.Let rise in warm place till double 1-1 1/4 hrs.Punch down.turn out onto lightly floured surface.Cover;let rise 10 mins .Shape into 72 balls;place 2 in each of 36 greased muffin cups.Cover;let rise till nearly double(50 -60 mins)Bake in 375 deg oven 12-15 min.Makes 36 rolls

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About Cornmeal Rolls

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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