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Sweet Potato Bread Rolls

5 from 1 vote
Course: bread, Dessert
Cuisine: American, English
Keyword: potato, potato bread, potato dessert, sweet potato
Author: Olive
An easy recipe for soft, yummy homemade dinner rolls. Boil about 3 pcs smalll sweet potato to use for this recipe.
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  • Warm the milk and put into a big mixing bowl. Add 1 tablespoon sugar and yeast. Mix and let it stand for 5 minutes.
  • When yeast mixture is frothy, add salt, 3 tbsp sugar, mashed sweet potato, melted butter and beaten eggs. Mix well with a whisk or wooden spoon.
  • Add 3 cups of flour to the mixture and using wooden spoon, stir until shaggy dough forms. Reserve the 1/2 cup for dusting the surface and your hands and if the dough is too sticky.
  • Turn out dough into a lightly floured surface and knead for about 3 minutes. Form dough into a bowl. OIl the mixing bowl and put the ball of dough in it, cover with plastic wrap and let it rise for an hour or until double in size.
  • After an hour, remove plastic wrap and punch dough down to release the air. Transfer to your work surface and divide the dough into 16-20 pcs.
  • Roll each piece into a ball and put on a greased baking sheet or pan. Allow to rise until it's doubled, about 30 mins.
  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
  • When dough is ready, bake in the preheared oven for about 12-15 mins. Check after 12 mins, when top is golden, it's done.
    Baking time varies with oven and size of bread rolls.
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