Friday 20 November 2009

Dinner Roll Knots

Makes- 12

300 ml/ 1/2 pint/ 1 1/4 cups lukewarm milk
50g/2 oz/1/4cup butter, at room temperature
5ml/1tsp caster (superfine) sugar
10ml/2tsp active dried yeast
1 egg yolk
10ml/2tsp salt
500-575g/5-5 1/2 cups strong white bread flour
1 egg beaten with 2tsp water, to glaze.
Poppy seeds, for sprinkling (optional)

  • In a large bowl, stir together the milk, butter, sugar and yeast. Leave for 15 minutes to dissolve and for the yeast to become frothy.
  • Stir in the egg yolk, slat and 275g/ 2 1/2 cups of flour. Add half the remaining flour and stir to obtain a soft dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead, adding flour if necessary, until smooth and elastic. This will take about 10 minutes.
  • Place in a bowl, cover with clear film and leave in a warm place until the dough doubles in volume, about 1 1/2-2 hours.
  • Grease a baking sheet. Knock back (punch down) the dough with your fist and cut into 12 pieces the size of golf balls.
  • Roll each piece into a rope, twist to form a knot and place 2.5cm/1" apart on a prepared baking sheet. Cover loosely and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1-1 1/2 hours.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Brush the knots with the egg glaze.(sprinkle over the poppy seeds, if using). Bake until the tops are lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Cool slightly on a wire rack before serving.

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  1. Dinner roll looks so good. I never made home made yet. I am sure going to try your method. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Those rolls look sooooo cute & delicious. Love the sheen on top with the egg glaze. I'm sure they tasted yummy.

  3. they look absolutely pretty! seems like a lot of work, but looks like you nailed the shape Swapna!:)

  4. the dinner rolls looks perfect... love the shiny surface...

  5. wow, pretty rolls.Iam yet to get over my yeastophobia and start some bread baking

  6. Beautiful dinner rolls, looks so so soft and delicous.

  7. Plump plump rolls :)...cute and pretty! :)
    ..So you know what to blog next, na?

  8. Lovely glazed rolls..they r sooo beautiful..wdn't dare to eat n spoil their prettiness! :D Amazing rolls-neatly done knots, baked to perfection! Tks for sharing!

  9. Looks so perfect and soft....

  10. the rolls look so professional!


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