Sweet Dough

Sweet Dough

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Sweet Dough Recipe

How to make Sweet Dough


1 package active dry yeast

1/4 cup warm water 

1/4 cup luke warm milk, scalded then cooled

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg

1/4 cup butter

2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour:  Do not use self rising flour!


In mixing bowl dissolve yeast in warm water.  Stir in milk, sugar, salt, egg, butter and half the flour .  Mix with spoon until smooth.  Add enough remaining flour to handle easily, mix with hand or spoon.  Turn onto lightly floured board; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.  Round  up in greased bowl; turn once to bring greased side up.  Cover let rise in warm place until double, about 1 1/2 hours.  To test for rising, stick 2 fingers in dough, if hole remain but top stays smooth, dough is ready.  Punch down. Divide dough for desired rolls or coffee cakes.  Shape let rise and bake as directed for individual recipe.  

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