1 Hour Honey-Wheat Yeast Rolls (No-Knead)

P1040638Sometimes, a day just isn’t conducive to making bread- you just might not have the time put into the process of making the dough and allowing 2 rises.

But, you can still have fresh yeast rolls for dinner!

This is a great roll recipe that I love to use because it is so quick- just one hour, plus baking time, to beautiful soft dinner rolls- and delicious, too!

They are just lightly sweet from honey, and use half white and half wheat flour, yet still deliver a light roll- not dense. And to make things even better, there is no kneading the dough!

If you are new to working with yeast, this would be a great recipe to get you started.

PRINTABLE RECIPE

  • 2/3 cup boiling water
  • 3 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbs. honey
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 generous tsp. yeast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup white-wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour

Add water and butter to a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, pour into a mixing bowl.

Add honey and salt; Stir

Allow to cool down a little bit- just wait several minutes. (3-5).

Add yeast and beaten egg. Stir.

Add flour and stir with mixer on low just until the flour is all combined. If the dough looks very sticky- you can add a little more flour. Start with a Tbs. at a time until the dough looks a little more soft. (though it is supposed to be slightly sticky)

Gather it together in the bowl and turn it over. You can just keep it all in that bowl.

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Cover the bowl with a clean, warm, damp towel. Let rise in warm place for 30 minutes.

(TRICK: I will often turn my oven on the lowest setting, (170 on my oven) for 5 minutes. I then turn it off and put the bowl with the dough inside the slightly warm oven, to ensure a warm environment that helps with the rising process.)

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After the dough has risen, turn on to a lightly floured surface- on both sides of the dough, so it is not so sticky. Pat it out.

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Cut pieces from the dough. You can gently fold the ‘corners’ of the pieces under slightly, that form a “ball”. This should give you a nice dinner roll shape. (Don’t fret over the shape too much)

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Place these on a greased cookie sheet or baking stone, or you can place them side by side in a round cake pan. (it is fine if they touch in the pan)

I usually get 10-13 rolls.

Leave uncovered (or you can cover with a warm, slightly damp towel again.) Let rise another 25 minutes.

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Bake at 400 for about 9-11 minutes, or until starting to brown. Don’t allow them to burn- keep an eye on the bottoms!

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PRINTABLE RECIPE

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