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German Hard Rolls

Top-ranked recipe named "Brotchen"

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1 package Yeast
1 1/4 cup Lukewarm water
2 teaspoons Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Shortening
1 each Egg white; stiffly beaten
4 cups Flour

Original recipe makes 1



Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water.

In mixing bowl combine yeast, 1 cup water, salt and shortening.

Fold in stiffly beaten egg white.

Add enough flour to make a soft dough.

Let dough rise twice until doubled, punch down and let rise again.

Punch down and divide in 10-12 pieces.

Form into slightly flattened balls and place on greased baking sheet.

Bake 20 minutes.

To ensure a hard crust, place pan with boiling water in bottom of oven during baking.

Serve warm with jam, or cold.


Perfect for sandwiches...


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[I made edits to this recipe.]
ballaor 6 years ago
Perfect for sandwiches... [I posted this recipe.]
ballaor 6 years ago
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