Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Honey Wheat Roll Recipe

We don't eat a lot of bread in my house, but I do like to make these rolls.  I started with a basic white bread recipe and substituted ingredients and added ingredients until it turned out how I wanted.

Disclaimer:  I am not a chef and I tend to be a little messy in the kitchen.  My food always looks like it was made in a normal although outdated kitchen by an ordinary person.

Honey Wheat Rolls


2 cups bread flour
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
2 tablespoons flaxseed (optional)
I try to add nutrition anywhere that I can.  I promise you won't even know it's there.
1 1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons yeast
1 1/2 tablespoons butter


I like to use a bread machine to knead the dough because I don't like kneading.  Thanks to my eighth grade science teacher I always think of the dead skin cells in my hands being kneaded into the dough.  If you like to knead, go for it!

1.  Dump all the ingredients in the bread machine with the liquid on the bottom.  (That's because the instructions for my bread machine say to put the liquid on the bottom.)  Start the bread machine on the dough setting.

2.  When the dough is done in the bread machine dump it out on a floured surface and flour the dough.  It will be sticky. (Mine isn't sticky this time.  That happens sometimes due to differences in humidity.)

3.  Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces and form into a roll.  Mine never turn out equal but they all taste the same.  Place on a lightly greased baking sheet or use parchment paper like I always do.

4.  Let rise until they double in size.  Bake at 350 degrees for about 18 minutes.  Cool on a rack.  You may have play with the temperature a little.  I think my stove was installed in 1965 when the house was built so the temperature is slightly unreliable.