Combine milk, 2 sticks butter and sugar in large pot. Bring to simmer, and when mixture is hot, but not boiling, turn off heat and allow to cool to just warmer than lukewarm, about 30-45 min.
Sprinkle the yeast and 8 cups flour into the milk and sugar mixture.
Stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Cover with a towel and allow to rise for 1 hour. In a small bowl, mix together baking powder, baking soda, salt and the remaining cup of flour.
After the dough has risen for an hour, stir in this dry mixture until just combined.
At this point, you can refrigerate the dough for up to 2 days and then prodeed after letting the dough warm to room temp.
Divide the doug in half then turn out onto floured surface.
Knead dough by hand for 8-10 min. Or you can use a stand up mixer with a dough hook attachment for 4-5 min.
Then form into a ball and cover with a towel and allow to rise in a warm place for 30-45 min. repeat with other half of dough.
Melt remaining 2 sticks of butter in pan and set aside to cool.
Using a rolling pin, roll out dough onto a floured surface until 1/2 in thick.
Cut circles with a 2 1/2 in biscuit cutter or a bowl or cup with a similar diameter.
Dunk each dough circle in melted butter, don't be afraid to get your hands butter, then immediately fold in half and place on a cookie sheet. Use one finger to lightly press the edges together. Repeat with the rest of the dough. At this point, you can flash freeze the rolls, or just a portion of them,, by covering with plastice wrap and freezing for 2 hours and then placing in a plastic zip toop freezer bag.
Place rolls on a cookie sheet when ready to bake and proceed with the recipe.
Cover with a towel and allow rolls to rise 30-45 min, about an hour longer if they were frozen. jWhen you have about 15 min of rising left, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove towel and bake for 15 min. Remove from oven and serve immediately.
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|Serving Size: 1 Dozen (606g)
|Recipe Makes: 6 Dozen
|Calories from Fat: 49 (2%)
|Amt Per Serving
|Total Fat 5.4g
|Saturated Fat 1.1g
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.7g
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2g
|Total Carbohydrate 421.6g
|Dietary Fiber 11.4g
|Sugars, other 410.1g
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Calories per serving: 1961
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