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Dinner Roll Recipe

How to make Dinner Roll Recipe.

Dinner Roll Recipe. Dinner Rolls are also known as bread rolls, usually taken as a side dish and make great sandwiches, as well. A tasty popular bread yet so simple and easy to make. Even beginners can cook these delicious, buttery, soft, dense and slightly sweet recipe. It is also one of the best selling breads here in the Philippines, from both well known bakeries such as Godilocks, Olsen’s, D’Bakers and even in small panaderias here in Bacolod.

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Dinner Roll Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp yeast
  • 1/3 c. + 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. warm milk
  • 1/3 c. butter flavored Crisco
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 5-6 c. flour

Cooking Procedure: 

  • Dissolve instant yeast and 1 tbsp. sugar in 1/2 cup warm milk in a small bowl, stir and let stand for a couple minutes. In a mixing bowl combine 3 cups flour, add remaining sugar, salt, shortening, eggs, milk and the yeast mixture. Mix all together with a dough hook or mix it manually by hand.

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  • Add remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time until the dough lightly sticks to the bottom of the bowl, or until you can handle it well. Knead by hand for about a 4 minutes to be sure that all ingredients are incorporated and the gluten has developed. Place the dough in a large oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

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  • Let the dough rise until it doubles in size for about 1½ hours. Punch down the dough and transfer on a clean flat surface dusted with flour, flatten it with rolling pin and form into a rectangle or square. Using a pizza cutter or knife cut into small even squares (yields vary on desired sizes).

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  • Pinch each ends of the dough lightly towards the bottom, again and again until you have a smooth top and twist the ends to seal the dough. Arrange it on a greased and floured baking sheet. Let the dough rise for another ½ hour and brush the top with milk. Bake at 325F for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. Let the bread cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.


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 If you want the rolls to be more like golden color, just brush a little melted butter before baking.
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As you bake these, you will smell the aroma of the butter and definitely you will love it. These bread is good and tasty as it is, you won’t be able to stop eating! Best serve warm with hot coffee or with an icy cold soft drink and jazz up with fruit jam and enjoy!


About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. I will try this 🙂 thanks for the procedure 🙂

  2. Look yummy!

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