Kaisersemmeln (Emperor Rolls)
May 13, 2015
Categories: Breads, Budget-Friendly, Entertaining, Fall/Autumn, Sunday Dinner, Winter, Oven Bake, Low Fat, No Eggs, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch, Yeast Bread, Flour, Kosher Dairy more
"Adapted from Breads of the World."
- Serving Size: 1 (48.4 g)
- Calories 105.6
- Total Fat - 0.6 g
- Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
- Cholesterol - 1.1 mg
- Sodium - 319.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 21.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
- Sugars - 0.8 g
- Protein - 3.2 g
- Calcium - 16.6 mg
- Iron - 0.4 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Step by Step Method
Dissolve yeast in water.
Add sugar, malt extract and 2 cups flour.
Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour, or until doubled in bulk.
Add milk, salt and remaining flour.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
Place in a large buttered bowl, turning to coat.
Cover with a towel and let rise for 1 hour, or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down.
Break off egg-sized pieces, and shape into buns.
Take each bun and pull corners of dough upwards, twisting to form a topknot.
Place on a greased baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.
Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 450°F.
Bake rolls until light brown, about 15-20 minutes.
Cool on a rack.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.