School Cafeteria Yeast Rolls

School Cafeteria Yeast Rolls Recipe

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Barbara Wright


This recipe came from the high school where my mother taught Home Economics. It is tried and true. Makes delicious dinner rolls or cinnamon rolls. This is the first yeast bread recipe I ever made.


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  • 2
    packages active dry yeast
  • 10 oz
    warm water
  • 1/4 c
    dry milk powder
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make School Cafeteria Yeast Rolls


  1. Soften yeast in 4 oz. of the water. Add the remainder of the water (6oz) in another bowl. Add the sugar, salt, shortening and dry milk in the bowl. Add 1 1/4 c flour and mix well. Add softened yeast and beaten egg. Add the remaining flour (2-3/4 cup) to make a soft dough. Knead until smooth and satiny. Place dough in greased bowl and grease top surface of dough. Cover and let rise until double. Knead and shape rolls. Let them rise again until double. Bake at 350* for 20-25 minutes. This dough can be used for cinnamon rolls.

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About School Cafeteria Yeast Rolls

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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