Homemade Parker House rolls make a mealmore memorable! The unique shape of this famous dinner roll ismade with flattened circles of dough folded in half and baked.
Recipe: Parker House Rolls
2 1/4 cups all-purpose or bread flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 (1/4-ounce) packages active dry yeast or 5 teaspoons 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups hot water 1 large egg Approximately 3 3/4 cups all-purpose or bread flour 1/2 cup butter
In a large bowl, combine 2 1/4 cups flour,sugar, salt, and yeast. Beat in 1 cup softened butter, and graduallyadd hot water. Add 1 egg and beat for 2 minutes. Beat in 3/4cup flour making a thick batter. By hand, add in enough flour,about 2 1/2 cups, to make a soft dough. Knead until smooth, addingmore flour, up to 1/2 cup. Shape into a ball and place in a greasedbowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise untildouble, about 1 1/2 hours.
Punch down, knead lightly, cover and letrest for 15 minutes.
In a 13 x 9-inch baking dish, melt butter,and spread evenly on the bottom.
Roll dough out 1/2-inch thick and cutinto approximately 2-inch diameter circles, dip into butter,fold in half and place in the pan. Cover; allow to rise 40 minutes.
Bake for 20 minutes at 425°F (220°C).
Makes 10 rolls.
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