Friday, 12 May 2017
CRESCENT DINNER ROLLS
3/4 cup warm milk (120 degrees)
80 grams butter, very soft, not runny
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 3/4 cups plain flour
1 heaped teaspoon bread improver
2 1/4 teaspoons dried yeast
3 tablespoons melted butter
line baking trays with baking paper.
FOR A BREAD MACHINE......place all ingredients except the melted butter in the bread machine on dough setting.
when ready punch down and divide into 3 equal portions.
follow directions below from that point.
USING AN ELECTRIC MIXER....mix 2 cups of the flour, sugar, butter, salt and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment.
add warm milk and eggs until well combined.
start to slowly add more flour until it starts to come together.
change to a dough hook.
add in remaining flour and knead for 5 minutes.
cover, place in a warm spot and let rise until double.
punch dough down and divide into 3 equal portions.
with one portion, using hands, start to form into a circle and finish with a rolling pin to a 12" circle.
brush with 1/3 of the melted butter.
cut into 8 wedges.
brush with 1/3 of the butter and starting from the wide end, roll over to the pointed end.
place points down onto the baking tray, leaving 3 inches between each roll.
continue with the rest of the dough.
cover and let rise until doubled.
heat oven to 180 c.
lightly brush rolls with milk and cook for 8 - 10 minutes or until golden.