Lightly squeeze the two ends of dough together in the center to secure them. Coat your hands again between shaping each roll. At this point, the roll should start looking like a roll! I think I know what I did wrong. My guess is that yes, it is probably still good after the date, especially if you store it in the freezer and since your bread turned out a few days later, the issue with the rolls was probably rising time. Radford shared her family’s favorite Thanksgiving menu, which included her wonderfully easy and delicious Make-Ahead Yeast Rolls. Your email address will not be published. In a small saucepan, heat water, milk and butter to 120°-130°. Let me know if that works! Golden, lovely, perfect rolls ready to be devoured. 1. Oh, one more question – what’s the silpat liner? If only I can take a bit of the rolls through my computer monitor. Thank you so much for showing me your rolling technique. How can I see this video? Cut remaining dough in half and cut each half into 6 wedges. It seems like when I spray the plastic wrap, it always sticks to the rolls. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke a deep hole into the top of each pumpkin shaped roll. Does this mean I need to add more flour again? The Three Amigos – no, I usually don’t brush my rolls with anything prior to baking. If so, you definitely wouldn’t want to sub those without grinding them up in a blender and even then, it’s kind of a guess as to whether they would work the same. Sarah Cook shows you how to shape rolls before putting them in the oven in this helpful video. I love your technique! Next time if your house is too cold try warming the oven to 200 degrees and then turning it off. Cover the pieces while you shape each one. Press risen dough down on a work surface; reserve 3 to 4 tablespoons for forming "stems." must be nice to achieve it every once awhile, but i wouldn’t know. Divide into a number of rolls. I will let you know if they do that again. Hi, I love your website and for so long I have wanted to be able to shape beautiful rolls. https://thewhoot.com/whoot-news/recipes/fancy-bread-roll-shapes P.S. Shaping Dinner Rolls, Old-Fashioned Biscuits, Parkerhouse Rolls & Cloverleaf Rolls. Thank you for sharing–this is better than my method. Wow, the pictures of your rolls look scrumptious! Bring the ends together at the top. Would you consider writing the recipe and post it under the video so people can easily try your recipe? Cover the bowl with a kitchen towel or plastic wrap. Hey. Once the rolls have doubled in size and puffed beautifully, they are ready to be baked. I used a little greased bowl/plastic wrap and everything was good. My husband enjoyed them so much, he ate 4. Thanks!! Good luck! Have a great day and thanks again. Julie – yes, I would shape the rolls, place them on a greased or lined sheet pan, cover them with lightly greased plastic wrap and probably another layer of plastic wrap and then freeze them. I see this is an older thread, but I’m going to try making your rolls (with-out a machine). i have heard you talk about this silpat liners before to. Thanks so much for posting these tutorials. And specifically how long so you cook your 3 ounce hamburger buns? Because I used the yeast from that very same package in some loaves of bread I made a few days after Thanksgiving, and the bread turned out perfect!! Transfer the Roll – When the roll holds its ball shape on its own, you’re done. The shaped rolls would actually be particularly perfect for Easter, which is coming up so soon! Hi Melanie, found your blog a few weeks ago and love it! The aim here is to make the surface of the roll very taut, which will help it keep it’s ball shape while rising and baking. The dough should be a little tacky and stick to the counter a little – this will help to create tension.Within a few circles, you will start to feel the dough tighten under your palm. Have you tried this before? Thanks for the tutorial! This might sound complicated, but with a batch of 24 or more rolls to shape, you’ll get plenty of practice! Usually when I make homemade dinner rolls, I shape the rolls into a nice rounded shape. Update: Here is a new and improved video tutorial on shaping these dinner rolls (with a section on shaping hamburger and hot dog buns, too). By the way, be sure to take advantage of this BOGO coupon from Red Star Yeast so you can stock up on your bread baking supplies. The rolls were a huge hit. When you want to bake them, take the baking sheet out of the oven (or pull some frozen rolls out of the bag and place them on a prepared baking sheet) and keeping them covered with lightly greased plastic wrap, let them thaw to room temperature and rise (I’m guessing it would take about 8-9 hours, depending on the temperature of your kitchen). I just included a link on my blog. I am so happy the french bread rolls worked out for you. My Mother in Law was from Missouri and she could roll perfect round rolls, 2 at a time, in her hands! I use mine for all of my cookies and rolls and love them. To create round rolls, first divide the bread dough into several equal sized balls that are no larger than 2 inches in diameter. Check out her website for more cooking stories. I used the same bread dough for all so the taste doesn’t change, just the shape. I think they are a little smaller, but they end up rising to regular roll size. Begin Shaping the Rolls – Working with one piece of dough at a time, roll the dough in tight circles … It’s a little tricky subbing all whole wheat flour and getting the texture light and fluffy so I usually sub half. I am wondering, though, how hard it is to mix everything up without a stand mixer. Mariann – I feel funny responding to this comment since you are on your way to my house right now, but here’s the deal: I most always (at least 95% of the time) sub at least half white wheat flour for all my roll recipes so in my opinion any of them would work fine with that substitution. Anonymous – are the potato pearls the pea-sized potatoes? I love this blog so much, I am here every day! (I made them the night before and put them in the fridge like you suggested). You know it’s all in the technique! . Now I can’t wait to make perfectly rounded rolls! Cut with biscuit cutter. https://www.melskitchencafe.com/video-tip-how-to-shape-dinner-rolls I’ve been searching for perfect rolls that are non-traditionally sweeter, and your recipe and techniques have impressed me, but would adding a little more sugar affect anything like texture, consistency, moisture, or procedure in making your House Rolls? Grab a pizza cutter and slice off a small piece of dough, about the size of a golf ball, and set it aside. I’m not sure how sweet of a roll you are looking for but the Parker House Rolls on this blog are the sweetest roll recipe posted here and are delicious. Love this tutorial. Thanks so much! Mine never turn out like that unless I brush them with milk, butter, or egg wash. I love brioche bread. I’ll have to tried to your method for shaping the rolls. and I used that tip for the first time! Let the dough rise in … Veronica – I’m sorry, you probably didn’t mean it this way, but your comment was very funny. I love mine so much I am giving away 4 of them for Christmas presents. I can do it too, not quite as perfect though. ah, perfection. Is it posted somewhere else? How long would you need to let them rise before bake time? Thanks! What brand of silpat liner do your prefer? Love it and am excited to test it out:). Using a wooden spoon, stir in 6 cups flour, 1 cup at a time, until you have a soft, shaggy dough (if … Thank you so much! Rising (and kneading in part) is what lends a roll/bread it’s lightness and fluffiness. Excellent! Required fields are marked *. Longer than what? And what IS silpat? Shape by tucking under to create a smooth top to the dough. Then, I spray the plastic wrap with pam and flip it over so the pam is the layer next to the rolls. I’ve always wondered about freezing roll dough for later convenience. Using this, the yeast tutorial, and your french bread rolls recipe, I think I have finally made the perfect roll! Just found your site recently and am looking forward to trying lots of your recipes . Thanks so much!!! Divide the rest of the dough into 12 pieces and shape each piece into a ball, placing the … Watched end of 8 minute video -nothing on cooking time for hamburger buns. 3. You will love my Hamburger Rolls, 2 Hour Burger Buns. What an awesome post!! Using scissors, make 6 to 8 cuts, equally spaced, around the outside of each ball about 1/2- inch deep. 5. Hi. I can almost smell the yeast- I’ll get the butter. thanks for the excellent and extremely useful pointers! For your basic roll recipe, click here. To make these, take a ball of dough, enough for a dozen rolls. Shape into rounds or roll into a … My Easter menu was almost exclusively your recipes! -stephanie. Place on a sprayed baking sheet and cover with sprayed plastic wrap. Thanks for the video. How to make braided dinner rolls. Thanks for all you do Melanie!Question:Which of your bread recipes have you found work well with white wheat flour? Begin Shaping the Rolls – Working with one piece of dough at a time, roll the dough in tight circles against the work surface (like the “wax on, wax off” motion from Karate Kid!) I have a couple of questions. Parkerhouse Rolls: Roll dough 1/4″ thick. You’ll notice I have a silpat liner on my baking sheet. 2. What People Want from a Healer in the Midst of a Pandemic, A Middle School Math Teacher Planning Lessons and Lunch, The Columbus, OH-based Forager Who's Become a TikTok Star, A Food Justice Advocate and Mother Talks Breastfeeding and Herb Gardens, Bryant Terry's Sautéed Cabbage and Roasted Potatoes, Vivian Howard's Baked Pimento Cheese and Sausage. Let the dough rise 1 hour. Thank you so much for this tutorial! I’ve never used another brand so I’d have to say that I would recommend the actual silpat brand. To be honest, I don’t remember the exact brand name but I love those ones. I can’t tell you how many batches I ruined that way. Combine rolls and roll into a 18 inch circle.Brush circle with softened butter. As a side note I thought you should know that my friends and I are on a first name basis with you We love to try and share “Mel’s” recipes! Old-Fashioned Biscuits: Form dough into balls 1/3 size desired. This is the crescent shape. Using scissors, make 6 to 8 cuts, equally spaced, around the outside of each ball about 1/2- inch deep. Apr 3, 2020 - Explore Rhodes Bread & Rolls's board "Shaped Rolls and Bread", followed by 17472 people on Pinterest. Thanks for this tutorial! This time I decided to make a few different variations. I take the dough out of the bowl and place it on the greased plastic wrap that was covering the bowl. Weird, huh? https://www.melskitchencafe.com/overnight-strawberry-cream-cheese-sweet-rolls/, https://www.melskitchencafe.com/savory-spiral-stuffed-rolls/, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66MYlq9EsXk. Thanks for your tip! To make the classic crescent shape, start by rolling your dough out into … I still made the round classic dinner rolls, but I also made a cloverleaf dinner roll and a fan shaped dinner roll. Using a circular motion with the palm of your hand, … The texture may be a bit denser than with white wheat flour but if that doesn’t bother you, it would work just fine. Place rolls on sprayed baking sheet, point underneath and curving sides into crescent shape. Our test kitchen described the dough as “excellent” and “supple,” saying that it can be formed into a variety of shapes. Hi Carrolee – I have never used a Kitchenaid to make bread so we’ll have to experiment a bit here…but yes, my inclination is that if the dough is still sticking, add more flour, just a tablespoon or two at a time, until the dough can knead successfully for several minutes without sticking. It will definitely come in handy! Got a tip, kitchen tour, or other story our readers should see? Clicked on new and improved link to video which includes hamburger buns and searched the page there with all search words, too -nothing came up. I also show you how to place them in the cake tins so that they join when they are rising and baking. Shaping dinner rolls is quite simple and you can watch this video tutorial to see how simple it is. I’m hoping everything works out smoothly finally. It’s incredibly soft and has so much rich buttery flavor. Coat Your Hands In Flour – Adding too much flour at this point can make the rolls tough and dry on the outside. Charity – I’m not sure why you are having trouble seeing the video since I can view it in the blog post (it’s a link from YouTube) but in any case, here is the direct link: Thank you! Place the ropes parallel to each other. In a large bowl, mix pastry flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Thanks so much in advance! Let’s stick with the basic round shape… Turkey Shaped Dinner Rolls! Thanks again for the wonderful blog! If I am being really precise, I use my kitchen scale to make sure that each piece of dough is about the same size – for an average size dinner roll, I use pieces of dough that weigh about 2 ounces each. Thanks for sharing your secrets . I think the key to getting that golden color on the rolls is to bake the rolls hotter than 350 F. I usually bake mine at 375 or 400 F. I really really love the pam on saran wrap tip! I have not yet confessed that I tried to make one of your roll recipes a few weeks ago and failed. https://youtu.be/QZIUiQuzzg8. Heather and Devin – I use the silpat brand of silicone liner. Put the rolls in the warm oven and let them rise there. Then, I take my handy-dandy bench scraper/cutter tool and slice off pieces of dough to shape into rolls. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Hi Melanie, Quick question: What brand of rimmed cookie sheet do you use (like in the picture of the rolls above). Roll each piece, starting at wide end and continuing down to point. It ensures perfectly round, beautiful rolls. Gently squeeze the whole piece of dough into a nice rounded shape. while pressing slightly down. do i dare ask as well… what are they?? After seeing this tutorial I am trying again! This is an old one that is on my list to update. Soft brioche dinner rolls. They look heavenly. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Round each piece by rotating your hand over it while gently pressing to form a sphere. Hockey pucks. I have always wondered how they make them. Wrap the right end down and under the loop. Thanks! This looks easy! I really wanted to see how you shaped the rolls to make them perfectly round…. Melissa – (hey there!) please don’t dwell on how the camera is unsteady), I videotaped my method for shaping the dough into round, smooth balls. I can never get my rolls nice and round-they always end up lumpy and misshapen. When you leave your dough to rise do not let it rise too much otherwise they deflate. I’m going to try it without brushing them with anything this time! It’s the only thing I’ve ever made from this website that wasn’t incredible. Kids make great roll rollers! I saw a reply to someone asking about cooking time for hamburger buns and the reply you gave was ’39 seconds longer’. Thank you for the tutorial, it made my first time making rolls (yours French Bread Rolls, by the way) so much easier! To make this heart dinner rolls, we need to start by preparing our bread dough. Thank you! Soft, golden rolls baked in a round pan are perfect for dinner. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke a deep hole into the top of each pumpkin shaped roll. Bee-yoo-ti-ful!!! Try to draw the top of the roll down and tuck it underneath as you roll. It worked beautifully. I’m so trying your method the next time I make rolls. Form strand into the shape of a “ 9.”. I’m going to try again. Excellent tutorial! Dinner Rolls: Roll dough into cylindrical shapes with tapered ends and place on pan. This recipe, from reader Carole Miller Radford, originally appeared in Southern Living’s November 1995 issue. Just watched the two tutorials on yeast and dough. If you are into sweet … I love your website! Just follow along with our tip video, and see how the finished result should look. Actually, after they have frozen completely, you could pull them off the baking pan and store them in a freezer bag. I love your site! Thank you for letting me know! 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