One hour dinner yeast rolls -- from start to the table.
2 (0.25-ounce) packages active dry yeast, or 4 1/2 teaspoons
1/4 cup warm water
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
4 1/2 cups all-purpose or bread flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons butter
- Dissolve yeast in warm water.
- In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, sugar, oil, and salt. Sift flour and baking soda into a large bowl. Mix the yeast mixture with the buttermilk mixture, then add to the flour mixture. Mix well and let stand for 10 minutes.
- Roll out the dough and cut into circles. Melt butter in the bottom of a baking pan and place the rolls in the pan, turning each to coat the tops. Let rise for 30 minutes.
- Bake in a preheated 425°F (220°C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
Makes 12 dinner rolls.