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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
2 packages yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
2 eggs, beaten
6 cups flour

Instructions

Melt butter, add buttermilk. Dissolve yeast in the 1/2 cup warm water. Add sugar, baking powder and salt to milk mixture. Add dissolved yeast and beaten eggs; add flour. Dough will be soft and sticky. Knead eight minutes by hand. Let rise for 1 hour. Make into dinner rolls. Let rise again until double in size. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees until golden brown. Makes 3 dozen rolls. This recipe can also be used to make your favorite cinnamon rolls. Take dough and roll into a rectangle. Spread with 1/4 cup butter. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cinnamon, 3 tablespoons brown sugar and 3 tablespoons white sugar. Roll into log. Cut dough into 2-inch slices. Place in greased pans. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

Ruth Flynn
Davenport




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