Yield: 18 servings
|1 teaspoon||Granulated sugar|
|½ cup||Warm water|
|1 pack||Dry yeast|
|¼ cup||Granulated sugar|
Disolve 1 tsp sugar in warm water in lrge bowl.
Sprinkle in yeast. let stand 10 minutes, then stir well. Combine milk, ¼ cup sugar, shortening and salt in saucepan. Heat until lukewarm and shortening is melted. Stir well. Add to yeast mixture.
Add 2¾ cups flour and beat vigorously with wooden spoon or electric mixer until smooth. Gradually stir in remaining 1 c flour.
Batter will be soft. Cover with tea towel. Let rise in warm place until doubled about 1 hour. Stir down dough and let stand 10 minutes.
Fill greased muffin cups ½ full. Let rise until doubled 45 minutes. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Turn out of pans immediately. Serve warm and cool. Makes about 18 rolls.