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soft white/wholemeal dinner rolls

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Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 15 minutes plus 90 minutes proofing

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Fool proof soft bread rolls. Ideal for all occasions

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  • 300g wholemeal bread flour
  • 300g white bread flour
  • 4 teaspoons of yeast
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 375ml whole milk
  • 30g butter

for the toppings

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • a pinch of salt
  • seeds, oats etc


  1. Combine 500g of the flour with the yeast, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl

  2. Put butter and milk in a saucepan and heat until warm - not hot!

  3. Pour the milky butter into the bowl of dry ingredients and mix

  4. Gradually add the leftover flour until the dough is no longer sticky

  5. Kneed for about 10 minutes then put the kneeded ball of dough back into the bowl and cover with clingfilm

  6. Leave in a warm place for 1 hour. The dough should double in size in this time

  7. Punch the air out of the dough and pull off pieces the size of walnuts (approx 40g each)

  8. Place the dough balls in a lined baking tray 5mm apart. Cover tray with a tea towel and leave for half an hour

  9. Beat egg, milk and salt together and generously brush over the dough

  10. Top with oats, seeds, nuts, cheese etc and bake for 15 minutes on 220c

  11. When cooked the rolls should sound hollow when you tap them

  12. Remove from baking tray, separate and enjoy

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