Sweet Roll Dough

Sweet Roll Dough

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Amy Alusa

By
@amyalulsa

This is a great basic sweet roll dough that works well for any sweet yeast bread; i.e.: cinnamon rolls, orange zest rolls, monkey breads, sweet bread, Cheese filled rolls, etc. My family is especially fond of Cinnamon Rolls and Orange Zest Rolls. I've used this for years, so I am afraid I don't remember where I got the recipe from...but I know it's a good'un!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Depends on size and shape of the rolls
Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1/2 c
    warm water (105-115f)
  • 1/2 c
    lukewarm milk
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    butter, or butter flavored shortening
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg
  • 3 1/2-4 c
    all-purpose flour

How to Make Sweet Roll Dough

Step-by-Step

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir in milk, sugar, shortening, salt, egg and 2 cups of the flour. Beat until smooth.
  2. Mix in enough of the additional flour to make a soft dough, easy to handle (I use my hands). Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until it is smooth and elastic about 6 minutes. Place upside down in a greased bowl, then, turn the dough right side up again, and cover the bowl with a clean towel, paper towels or clear wrap-don't wrap tightly! Let rise in a warm place, free of drafts, until double in size. About 90 minutes.
  3. Remove dough when it's ready (Dough is ready if an indentation remains when touched). Punch it down with a closed fist to the bottom of the bowl. Roll out for Cinnamon Rolls, Orange Zest Rolls, divide in portions and shape for whatever rolls you're making!

Printable Recipe Card

About Sweet Roll Dough

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads




Leave a Comment

24 Quick Bread Recipes That Can Be Made In A Snap

24 Quick Bread Recipes That Can Be Made in a Snap

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Quick bread recipes are great because even a kitchen novice can make them. What makes something a quick bread? There's no yeast in the recipe. With nearly endless flavor combinations,...

Let The Good Times Roll With These Easy Recipes For Mardi Gras

Let the Good Times Roll With These Easy Recipes for Mardi Gras

Kitchen Crew

Mardi Gras begins on the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and ends on Fat Tuesday which is always the day before Ash Wednesday. It's a festival filled with parades and, of...

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

15 banana bread recipes you'll go bananas for!