September 20, 2012

Jalapeño Cheddar Rolls



I am always looking for ways to spice up dinner rolls.  I love bread and butter and what could be better than a buttered cheesy and mildly spicy roll. These rolls are a great accompaniment to a pot roast dinner or even a chicken and gravy dinner.  I used them as hamburger buns and they added a lovely layer of flavor!

Jalapeño Cheddar Rolls
Makes 12 rolls
This recipe is sized for my 1 pound loaf bread machine
2 cups all-purpose flour
2  teaspoons yeast
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon table salt 
1/4 oil
1/2 milk
1 large egg
1 cup cheddar cheese
2-3 minced jalapeño peppers with ribs and most of the seeds removed

Preheat oven to 375°F
You can easily make this recipe in a bread machine by adding all the ingredients to your machine's pan and using the dough setting. When the dough is done, continue with the "On a floured surface...."

Add 1/2 cup lukewarm in bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attached.
Gently stir in yeast and 1 tablespoon of the sugar, and let bloom for 5 minutes.
Add egg, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, remaining sugar and the salt and gently combine
Add flour and mix with paddle until the machine strains then switch to the dough hook.
Knead for 10 minutes until dough is soft but not sticky, adding flour if necessary.
Turn into a greased bowl, and let rise until doubled in size covered, for one hour.
On a floured surface gently deflate dough and knead lightly.
Divide dough into 12 balls. On a floured board, roll dough piece into ball.
Let rise until doubled 15 to 20 minutes salt.
Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Recipe inspired by Tracey's Culinary Adventures




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