No-knead Rolls (or buns)

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recipe by Dave L https://getdrop.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    368
based on 2 ratings

This is a very versatile dinner roll dough that also works great for making your own burger or hot dog buns. They actually remind me a bit of the dinner rolls my grandma made when I was a kid.

Inspired by: https://www.melissassouthernstylekitchen.com/easy-no-knead-yeast-rolls

recipe updated Oct 9, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    1.33 cups (319ml)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    5 tbsp (71g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Quick-Rise yeast icon
    Quick-Rise yeast
    1⅛ tbsp
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    4 cups (518g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    about ¼ cup (51g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    1 (50g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    3 tbsp (43g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Square pan - 10"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Lightly floured surface
  • kCook icon Lightly floured surface
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup

Step preview

  1. Add water and granulated sugar to a clean glass measuring cup
  2. Mix until sugar has dissolved
  3. Add quick-rise yeast to the yeast mixture
  4. Mix until dissolved then set aside
  5. Prepare
  6. Add all purpose flour, granulated sugar, salt, egg and unsalted butter to a clean medium bowl
  7. Transfer yeast mixture to dough
  8. Blend until dough forms
  9. Transfer dough to medium bowl
  10. Cover then set aside
  11. Add unsalted butter to a clean saucepan
  12. Cook until melted and let cool - low heat
  13. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface
  14. Form into balls
  15. Prepare a clean square pan
  16. Transfer dough balls to square pan
  17. Transfer half of content of saucepan to square pan
  18. Brush evenly until covered
  19. Cover then set aside
  20. Let rise until doubled - approx 45 min
  21. Bake - 8 min, 205°C
  22. Uncover
  23. Bake until light golden - 5 min, 205°C
  24. Transfer the rest of content of saucepan to square pan
  25. Brush evenly until covered
  26. Serve
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