Old Plantation Rolls

Old Plantation Rolls

45 Reviews 5 Pics
  • Prep

    40 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    3 h
GRANNYROB
Recipe by  GRANNYROB

“This can't fail recipe is very easy to make. They are the only rolls I make anymore. Everyone wants the recipe.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 dozen

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Directions

  1. Warm the milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove from heat. Mix in the shortening and sugar; stir until melted. Add cold water and let cool until lukewarm.
  2. Pour milk into a large bowl. Add egg and yeast; mix well. Beat in 3 cups of flour and let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Sift in baking powder, baking soda, salt and 1 cup flour. Stir in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  4. Divide the dough into twelve equal pieces. Divide each piece in half and form into 24 rolls. Place the rounds in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking pans or on lightly greased baking sheets. Cover the rolls with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in volume, about 40 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden.

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Reviews (45)

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QUENBY
40

QUENBY

These are extremely tasty. I made them with butter instead of shortening (therefore getting rid of trans-fats) and they were excellent. I made the whole recipe, and then froze the left-over rolls. Pop the frozen rolls in the oven for a few minutes, and they taste fresh baked! This recipe is a definite keeper.

BGALLUP
29

BGALLUP

I have won blue ribbons for my yeast breads and have never made anything that even came close to as good as these turned out.

KATRINA
17

KATRINA

My whole family loved these rolls. I used a smaller pan though and tried putting some in muffin tins. They worked nicely too, but I should have used bigger pieces of dough in them.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (24 total)

  • Calories
  • 159 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs
  • 24.6 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 195 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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