Best Sweet Yeast Rolls

Friday, January 31, 2020
These copycat big best sweet yeast rolls are so popular all over the globe in many Steakhouses and popular barbecue restaurants.

We love these big fluffy buns slathered with cinnamon butter and they are perfect with Ribs, Smoked Pork Pork Belly Burnt Ends, Barbecued Chicken with a side of Cowboy Beans, a total Southern Style meal!


A versatile sweet roll is great at any time of the day even as a sweet breakfast roll.


The dough can be shaped into anything you life from loaves for sandwiches to burger buns!


Just one dough recipe can transform in many other kinds of flavored bread rolls with just a few additions to the yeast dough batter with my baking tips and ideas below.


Scroll down to this easy recipe that pretty much spot-on copycat recipe for those popular restaurant style big fat yeast rolls!





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these are a copycat sweet roll found in most steakhouses and how to make them with cinnamon butter





Favorite Easy Sweet Rolls



These rolls seem to be the most popular in barbecue and steakhouses all over the world.


Sweet rolls can be served with breakfast, lunch or dinner.


The dough is tender and light with just a little sweetness and goes great with any meal you make.


They are often served with cinnamon butter, which is included in the recipe card below.




these are sweet yeast rolls risen with egg wash before baking





Versatile Shaped Dough



I have shaped this dough into hamburger buns, round rolls, twisted knots, loaf pans and in a pinch and hurry, I use an oil sprayed cupcake tin!


You really can bake them into any shapes you want or use them for sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs or just as sweet dinner rolls for any meal.


The dough can be seasoned on top before baking with sesame seeds, caraway seeds or whatever you like even onion or garlic powder.


You could also add herbs to the dough or minced garlic for a herb roll and sprinkle the tops with Parmesan cheese.


Like I mentioned this basic dough can be transformed in many ways!





this is egg wash in a white bowl





Ingredients You Will Need To Make Best Sweet Yeast Rolls


  • flour
  • sugar
  • whole milk or use half an half
  • butter
  • warm water
  • extra-large eggs beaten
  • dry yeast
  • salt
  • egg wash
  • Optional Cinnamon Butter Spread (recipe to follow), sesame seeds, and other toppings or dough additions mentioned in tips and suggestions





these a sweet rolls rising in a square 9 x 9 pan







Tips and Suggestions


  • You can use cupcake tins to make rolls for hamburgers
  •  You can make this in a loaf bread pans
  • Add herbs around 1 tablespoon to the dough IE Italian herbs
  • Add garlic to the dough fresh minced around 1 tablespoon
  • Sprinkle tops with sesame seed after using egg wash
  • Add egg wash after 5 minutes of baking then continue baking ( keeps them from falling)
  • Milk and liquids should be warm, not hot
  • Rise in a warm place with no drafts and covered
  • Serve plain regular butter or cinnamon butter
  • Before baking sprinkle with garlic or onion powder
  • Before baking add caraway seeds or fresh rosemary
  • Rolls can be served with breakfast or dinner
  • Best served while warm ( reheated leftovers wrapped in foil)





his is the dough to make these are big fluffy yeast sweet rolls often served with cinnamon and sugar on a small fruit plate made by Lenox china. These are a copycat roll from many Southern restaurants







Tools


  • Baking pans 13x9 or two 8 inch squares
  • Bread loaf pans
  • Bake in cast iron skillet 
  • Parchment paper
  • Measuring cups
  • Mixer at least 6 to 8 quart
  • Floured board for rolling 
  • Towels or Bowl covers
  • Measuring spoons
  • Optional: cupcake tins





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If you are a fan of yeast rolls, these will be your favorite easy recipe on how to make them.


Every time you make these you can even make an assortment with different additions to flavors your rolls just by adding a few herbs and spices.


Just remember, get creative, have fun and enjoy these tender soft delicious addicting fluffy yeast rolls any time of the day!






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Best Sweet Yeast Rolls

Best Sweet Yeast Rolls

Yield: 24
Author:
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 25 Mtotal time: 35 M
Here is a delicious sweet roll you can serve for dinner or breakfast. Also great served warm with homemade cinnamon butter. Perfect with any barbecued meal or picnic foods. The rolls can be made in buns, or any shapes you mold this dough in.

ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk or use half an half
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 extra-large eggs beaten
  • 2- packages dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Optional Cinnamon Butter Spread (recipe to follow)

instructions:

How to cook Best Sweet Yeast Rolls

  1. Place the half and half and butter in a large glass measuring cup, microwave till warm around 10 seconds, depending on your microwave wattage, it should be warm to touch not hot.
  2. Add the sugar, salt and stir to dissolve. Let stand till cool.
  3. In a bowl of an industrial electric mixer, add 1/2 cup warm water and yeast stir to dissolve.
  4. Add 2 1/2 cups of flour then eggs and mix together.
  5. Add the milk mixture and rest of the remaining flour and beat until smooth and elastic.
  6. Place in a warm spot covered until it is doubled in size. Use around 3 tablespoons of dough to make rounds rolls, twists or balls, and place in buttered muffin tins or a large parchment-lined 13x9 baking pan where they barely touch each other.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 5 minutes and then brush with egg wash, continue baking around 25 minutes or till lightly browned.
  8. Serve these rolls warm.
  9. Cinnamon Butter Spread:
  10. In a small bowl, whip the 1/2 cup butter with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 cup honey, a pinch of kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla mix until blended.
  11. Spread on warm rolls or eat the rolls plain.

NOTES:

Tips and Suggestions:
Do not use hot liquids should be warm to the wrist or touch
You can use cupcake tins to make rolls for hamburgers
You can make this in a loaf bread pans
Add herbs around 1 tablespoon to the dough IE Italian herbs
Add garlic to the dough fresh minced around 1 tablespoon
Sprinkle tops with sesame seed after using egg wash
Add egg wash after 5 minutes of baking then continue baking ( keeps them from falling)
Serve plain regular butter or cinnamon butter
Before baking sprinkle with garlic or onion powder
Before baking add caraway seeds or fresh rosemary
Rolls can be served with breakfast or dinner
Best served while warm ( reheated leftovers wrapped in foil)
Calories
110
Fat (grams)
12
Sat. Fat (grams)
4
Carbs (grams)
22
Net carbs
10
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Disclosure: This recipe was originally posted to this blog 2015. It was edited and re-published in 2020.

8 comments

  1. I love a touch of sweetness in my yeast rolls and these sound amazing! They'd be wonderful on our Thanksgiving buffet!

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  2. I love that these are made with all staple ingredients I always have on hand - a perfect go-to recipe!

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  3. these look great, and I love your step by step process shots and explanations! Very useful!

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  4. Love the sound of these filled with pulled pork!

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  5. Nothing beats homemade bread! Love how easy these look to make!

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  6. This looks like a great, all-purpose muffin recipe for dinner. I really like that you bake these in a muffin tin so they have even more height. Perfect for slathering with butter or eating with a big bowl of soup!

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  7. The texture on these sweet yeast rolls is pure perfection! This is a great recipe!!

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  8. Yep, I could eat these, and only these, for the rest of my life and be happy! So many way to enjoy these tasty rolls!

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