Viv's air buns

Yield: 5 Dozen

Measure Ingredient

In 1 cup of lukwarm water put 2 tsp sugar and 2 packages traditional dry active yeast (2 Tbsp). Let rise 10 min. In large bowl put; 1 c white sugar, 1 cup lard or shortening (melted), 2 tsp salt, 4 tbsp vinegar, and 7 c warm water. Add risen yeast and 16 to 20 cups of flour. Just enough so that dough will not stick to hands. Kneed until smooth and silky. (5-10 minutes). Let rise for 2-3 hours, until double in bulk.

Punch down. Form into buns and place on greased sheets 2 in apart.

Let rise for 2 hours. Bake in 350-400 F oven until golden brown.

Makes 5 dozen buns.

This dough used to make cinnamon rolls if desired.

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