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Fluffy dinner rolls.

INCREDIBLY fluffy dinner rolls.
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 Rolls
Author: Amira


  • 1 2/3 cup AP flour.
  • 1/2 cup + 3 Tablespoons milk.
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter. Cold
  • 1 large egg.
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar.
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt.
  • 1 Tablespoon dry yeast.
  • 1 Tablespoons dry milk.
  • melted butter for brushing the rolls.


  • In a deep measuring cup/bowl combine 1/2 cup of milk + 3 Tablespoon from the flour you’ve measured.
  • Microwave the mixture for 25 seconds on high, stir then microwave for another 15 seconds, stir to combine.
  • Then microwave for 5 seconds intervals stirring in-between until you reach a thick gelatin/béchamel like consistency. *
  • Add butter and stir until COLD butter melts. Then add the remaining 3 Tablespoons of COLD milk and stir.
  • Add the beaten egg and stir until everything is well combined.
  • In your mixer bowl, combine the remaining flour, salt, sugar, yeast and dry milk.
  • Pour in the wet ingredients and mix for at least 10 minutes until your dough is elastic.
  • Cover and let it rise for an hour.
  • Convert the dough onto a clean surface, divide into 9 equal parts and shape into balls.
  • Place in your 9x9 baking pan , cover and let it rise for another 30 minutes.
  • Bake in a 350F pre heated oven for 13-15 minutes.
  • Take it out of the oven brush with melted butter the bake again for a couple of minutes.
  • Take it out and let it cool a bit before handling.
  • Enjoy


* This step can be done in a saucepan over medium heat, just make sure not to overdo it and cook it to a complete hard bechamel we want a loose roux consistency.
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