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5 from 1 vote

Soft Sweet Light Rolls

Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Bread
Servings: 2 1/2 dozen
Author: Joyful Homemaking


  • 2 packages or 2T yeast
  • 1/2 c warm water
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tsp. salt
  • 7 to 8 cups regular all purpose flour Start with 7 cups, then as you’re mixing it add more flour till the dough is just a touch dry, and not too sticky.


  • Put in bowl together to let yeast activate: the yeast, 1/2 cup warm water and 2 teaspoons sugar.
  • Mix in separate bowl: the hot water, milk, eggs and oil.
  • Mix in another separate large bowl: 3/4 cup sugar, 3 teaspoons salt and the flour.
  • Mix two bowls of wet ingredients together.
  • Make a hole in the dry ingredients and pour wet ingredients in.
  • Either mix by hand or mixer dough hook. Rolls will be lighter and fluffier if you use your dough hook.
  • Cover and let rise for 45 minutes in a warm non drafty area.
  • Spray your pan or pans with cooking spray.You need a pan or two with sides like a casserole dish or large cake pan.
  • Roll your dough into golf ball size balls and place about 3/4 inch apart in pans.
  • This should make 2 1/2 dozen rolls.
  • Cover and let raise again for 1-2 hours till they at least triple in size.
  • Bake in 350 degree preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown. When you take them out you can brush butter over them if you like.