There actually is no butter in these dinner rolls, but they have such a pleasing, light texture and flavor that you will not miss it.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast
- 1 1/2 cups cold water
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Mix together flour, sugar, salt, and instant yeast. Mix in shortening. Mix in water.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead by hand for 20 minutes. Cover dough with oil. Place dough in a bowl, cover, and proof for 1 hour.
Form rolls, and place on a greased baking tray. Proof for 45 minutes.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes.