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A.c.'s Potato Rolls


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Bread Cajun/creol

Ingredients:

  • 1 pk Active dry yeast
  • 1/2 c Water,warm(105-115'F.)
  • 1 c Milk,scalded
  • 1 c Potatoes,mashed
  • 2/3 c Vegetable shortening
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 2 Eggs,well beaten
  • 8 c Flour,all-purpose
  • Butter,melted

Directions:

1. Soften yeast in water.
 
2. Place potatoes, sugar, shortening and salt in large bowl; stir in scalded milk.
 
3. Let cool to lukewarm; add eggs and yeast; mixing well.
 
4. Sift about 6 cups flour into mixture; stir until dough is stiff enough to knead.
 
5. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead, gradually adding flour until dough doesn't stick to hands and is smooth and elastic.
 
6. Shape dough into ball; place in greased bowl; turning dough to bring greased surface to top.
 
7. Cover with towel; let stand in warm, draft-free place until doubled.
 
8. Shape dough into rolls; place in greased muffin cups and let rise until double.
 
9. Bake in preheated 400'F. oven 15 to 20 minutes; cool on racks.
 
10. Brush tops with melted butter.
 
NOTE: For interesting variations, use mashed sweet potatoes or squash instead of regularpotatoes.
 
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