carrot / squash / pumpkin rolls

from electra and the barn of '00-'01, via wayne

taken almost verbatim from chris and wayne

  • 1 pkg dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 2/3 cup scalded milk
  • 1 cup purée of squash, pumpkin, or carrot
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2-3 cups white flour.

Combine everything but yeast and flours. When mixture has cooled, add yeast and wheat flour. Gradually add white flour. Beat until kneadable.

Knead on floury surface, then let dough rise in covered buttered bowl for 1 hour. Punch down, shape into shmoopie rolls, and place on buttered baking sheet. cover and let rise 30-45 minutes.

Bake at 400F for 15 minutes, and then watch them until they turn golden brown (less than 20 minutes total). Eat fresh with lots of butter.