Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Potato Rolls

1 T yeast
1/4 C water
1/2 C hot mashed potatoes
1/4 C shortening
1/4 C sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 C scalded milk
1 egg
4 -41/2 C flour

Soften yeast in warm water, combine potatoes, shortening, sugar, salt and hot milk ( melt shortening in milk while milk is heating). Add yeast and egg. Stir in 2 C flour, mix, then add the rest of the flour until a soft dough forms. Place in greased bowl, cover.  Let raise 1 hour. Punch down and rest for 10 minutes. Make rolls, let raise for 1 hour.  Bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

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