- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 package yeast
- 2 cups lukewarm water
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons melted shortening
Mix together egg, salt and sugar.
Dissolve the yeast in water.
Combine egg mixture with yeast mixture.
Stir in half the flour.
Stir in remaining flour.
Add shortening, stirring to combine.
Let rise until double in size.
Stir down and refrigerate.
Form into rolls 1 1/2 hours prior to baking.
Let rise in warm place.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until golden brown.
Bread dough will last a week in refrigerator.
Cost $1.86 3 dozens rolls
Two pounds of yeast cost $4.78 at Sam's. This is 128 packets of yeast. This reduces the cost of yeast from forty-five cents to four cents. 2 1/4 teaspoons equals 1 packet of yeast.