In a small saucepan, combine shortening and milk. Heat until shortening is melted; set aside to cool. Dissolve the yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in the warm water. Beat the eggs, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt together. In a large bowl, combine the milk mixture, yeast mixture, and egg mixture. Sift the flour and baking powder together, and add to the wet mixture; stir until combined, then cover and refrigerate overnight.
Divide dough into fourths and roll out on a floured surface. Spread surface with the soft butter. Cut dough into triangles and roll up from larger to small end. Place rolls on a baking sheet, and allow to rise for 3 to 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C.)
Bake in a preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
By Jodi from Aurora, CO
I love Butterhorn Rolls, but never even tried to make them. Your recipe makes them sound easy to make. I feel like giving them a try. What have I got to lose? I'm not getting any younger, and if I succeed, I'll be the apple of my family's eyes.
Thanks for a really good sounding recipe.
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Quick, so easy, and oh so light! Makes great raisin bread.
Beat sugar, butter and eggs until well blended. Stir in milk and yeast. Add flour beating after each 1/2 cup. May turn out on lightly floured surface and knead until smooth but not necessary. Turn into greased bowl and let rise until double.
Punch down, take a ball of the dough roughly the size of a small grapefruit and roll it out to around 1/16 inch circle. As in the photo, cut into pie shapes, roll from the wide end to the point, bend in a slight circle. With the point down place on greased cookie sheet. Let raise until doubled, bake 12-15 minutes at 425 degrees F or until brown.
By latrtatr from Loup City, NE
Oh, YUM! Thanks for posting this! These are the rolls that my Mom made when I was a kid! Can't wait to make them for my hubby! (05/18/2010)
Heat milk, combine milk, sugar, salt and shortening. Cool. Add yeast. Add eggs, then flour and mix until smooth. Knead. Cover and let rise until double. Divide dough into 3 equal parts, roll into circle and cut as pie, roll up each piece. Let rise. Bake at 425 degrees F until lightly browned.
By Robin from Washington, IA