How to Make Sweet Yeast Rolls

by Jill Rosie Holt

How to make sweet yeast rolls!


  • 4 1/2 teaspoons yeast
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Get out and prepare all of your ingredients beforehand.

    Step 2

    Scald the milk and then immediately turn off the heat.

    Step 3

    Step 4

    Mix the milk to prevent it from burning.

    Step 5

    Add the salt, sugar, and butter. Allow it to cool.

    Step 6

    Step 7

    The butter needs to be melted before you add it to the mixture.

    Step 8

    Measure out a 1/4 cup of butter.

    Step 9

    Stir in the melted butter.

    Step 10

    Step 11

    Mix the warm water and yeast in a large bowl. Stir until the yeast is dissolved.

    Step 12

    Stir the milk mixture every once in a while.

    Step 13

    Step 14

    Combine the milk mixture and the yeast mixture.

    Step 15

    After you have stirred the mixture, beat the two eggs.

    Step 16

    Add the eggs and half of the flour to the mixture. Stir it well.

    Step 17

    Add the remaining flour gradually and as needed.

    Step 18

    Once the dough begins to stick, place it on a floured surface and knead for about 8-10 minutes or until the dough is smooth and stretchy.

    Step 19

    The correct form for kneading is fold, push, turn.

    Step 20

    The dough should look smooth when you are finished kneading.

    Step 21

    Place the dough in a large buttered bowl and move it around a few times to make sure that every side gets coated in butter.

    Step 22

    Then, cover the bowl and let the dough sit and rise for an hour.

    Step 23

    Make balls out of the dough and place them evenly spaced apart on a greased baking sheet. They need space because they will rise and expand. Place them in the oven at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

    Step 24

    When they are finished baking, take them out of the oven and let them cool for 5-10 minutes.

    Step 25

    Brush melted butter over the top of the rolls.

    Step 26

    You can place whatever topping you would like on them. I chose honey.

    Step 27

    The finished roll!

    Step 28