The homey smell of fresh-baked bread is guaranteed to add a whole new level of cozy to your kitchen, and you don’t need a high degree of culinary skill or an expensive appliance to make it happen! This deceptively simple recipe creates soft, buttery rolls that are a perfect accompaniment to a holiday feast, and once you’ve enjoyed the taste, you’ll never go back to store-made versions. Happy baking!
Servings: 8 rolls
1 c. warm water
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. honey
2 tsp. salt
3 ⅓ c. flour
1 ½ tsp. yeast
1 egg, for egg wash
Combine water, olive oil, honey, salt, flour, yeast, and water in a large bowl.
Mix well and knead for 10-15 minutes until the dough is elastic.
Transfer the dough into a well-oiled bowl.
Cover with a towel or plastic wrap and let rise once for 1 hour in a warm place, until the dough has doubled.
Preheat oven to 375˚F.
Cut the dough into 8 portions and shape into balls.
Place balls onto greased cast-iron pan and cover for 30 additional minutes with a towel or plastic wrap.
Uncover and brush each with egg wash.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.