University of Illinois Extension

Quick Dinner Rolls

dinner roll

This quick buttermilk roll is similar to southern biscuits. Use a biscuit cutter or simply press dough into a pan and cut into squares with a sharp knife. They only require 20 minutes to rise and 20 minutes to bake.

2 1/2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
1 package Quick-Rise Yeast
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon soda
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup water
ΒΌ cup tub margarine or butter, cut into small pieces

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and soda; mix well and set aside.

2. In a saucepan, heat buttermilk, water and butter or margarine until warm (120 to 130 degrees); shortening does not need to melt completely.

3. Pour milk mixture into flour mixture. Using an electric mixer, blend at low speed for 2 minutes. By hand; gradually add enough flour to make soft dough.

4. Knead on a floured surface for 2 minutes. Press dough into a 9-inch spuare baking dish or cake pan, which has been sprayed with cooking spray. Dust lightly with flour.

5. Using a sharp knife cut dough into 16 rolls, cut almost to bottom of pan. Let rise in a warm place, lightly covered for 20 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from pan, break apart and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 16 servings per recipe; 1 roll serving size; 120 calories (30 calories from fat) 3g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 230mg sodium; 20g carbohydrate; 1g dietary fiber; 3g protein