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sour cream rolls

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Recipe by
Carol Notermann
Victoria, MN

I would bake these and take them to someone who had had a death in the family. When baking them one day for our family my son asked.. "Who died?"... He called them, My Funeral Rolls.

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Ingredients For sour cream rolls

  • ¼ c
    warm water (not hot—110 to 115º)
  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • ¾ c
    lukewarm sour cream
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    large egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    soft shortening
  • 3 c

How To Make sour cream rolls

  • 1
    In bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Measure flour by dip-level-pour method or by sifting. Stir all ingredients together. Turn dough onto floured board and fold several times to smooth. Roll into an oblong, 24”x6”. Proceed as directed below:
  • 2
    1) Spread with 2 large tbsp soft butter. 1)Sprinkle half of dough with a mixture of 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed) and 1 tsp. cinnamon. Fold other half over. Cut into 24 strips 1” wide.
  • 3
    2) Hold strip at both ends and twist in opposite direction. Place on greased basking sheet 2” apart.
  • 4
    3) Press both ends of twist to baking sheet.
  • 5
    Cover, let rise in warm place (85 º) 1 hr. (If kitchen is cool, place dough on a rack over a bowl of hot water and cover completely with a towel.) Heat oven to 375 º (quick mod.). Bake 12 – 15 minutes, or until golden brown. While warm frost with Quick White Icing… Makes 2 dozen twists. My Mother and I always put finely chopped walnuts on them after icing them.
  • 6
    Powder sugar, butter, vanilla… = Quick White Icing

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