Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 1/2 cups Flour

  2. 3/4 cup Milk

  3. 1/3 cup Sugar

  4. 1/2 cup Water

  5. 2 packages Yeast -- dry

  6. 4 tablespoons Butter -- at room temperature

  7. 1 teaspoon Salt

  8. 2 Eggs

  9. --CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR GLAZE-- 1 cup Confectioners' sugar -- sifted

  10. 2 tablespoons Orange juice

  11. 1. In a large bowl thoroughly mix 2 cups of the flour, the sugar, yeast and salt. 2. Combine milk, water, and butter in a saucepan. Place over low heat and stir until butter is melted. Mixture should be just warm, about 115-120'F. on thermometer. 3. Gradually add milk mixture to dry ingredients and eat for 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl often. Add eggs and beat well. 4. With a wooden spoon stir in sufficient additional flour (3 to 3-1/2 cups) to make a soft dough. turn out on a lightly floured board and knead about 10 minutes, or unil satiny and smooth. Form into a ball and place in a warm bowl that has been generously greased with soft butter at room temperature. Turn to coat all sides with butter. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in bulk, about 1 hour. 5. Punch down and shape into small balls. Place about 1/2" apart on greased baking sheets and again let stand free from drafts in a warm place until double in bulk. 6. Bake in preheated 350'F. oven for 25-30 minutes, or until lightly browned. 7. Serve warm. 8. If necessary, undercook rolls just slightly; then reheat just before serving. 9. If desired, you may fold in about 1 cup lightly floured raisins to dough during final kneading. Then frost rolls while warm with Confectioners' Sugar Glaze.

  12. ** CONFECTIONERS' SUGAR GLAZE ** Combine sugar with 1 tablespoon orange juice. Add sufficient additioal orange juice to make a medium-thin glaze.


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