Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls
Wholesome and delicious whole wheat yeast dinner rolls.
1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 (0.25-ounce) packet active dry yeast, or 2 1/4 teaspoons
1 cup warm water
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, melted
1 large egg
1 cup all-purpose or bread flour
- Mix together whole wheat flour, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl. Add warm water, melted shortening, and egg; beat until smooth. Stir in flour, mixing until smooth. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
- Stir down the batter by beating; then spoon into a greased muffin tins. Return to warm place, let rise until the batter rounds over the top of the tins, about 20 to 30 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
- Bake until golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes 12 dinner rolls.