Super Crusty Rolls

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Crusty Rolls

Crusty Rolls:

INGREDIENTS ( Crusty Rolls ) :

2 cups  lukewarm water                                                            500 mL 3 tbsp.  butter or margarine, melted    45 mL 2 tbsp.  white sugar                                                                                   30 mL

2 tsp.   salt                                           10 mL

5 cups  flour (approximately)                 1.25 mL

1            egg white                                        1

1 tbsp.  yeast                                         15 mL

Egg wash:

1            egg white                                        1

1 tbsp.    water                                         15 mL

sesame or poppy seeds INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine water, butter, salt, 1 3/4 cups (425 ml) flour, egg white and yeast in a large mixing Beat until smooth.
  2. Switch to a dough hook, if you have one, and add the rest of the flour, gradually. Knead until dough isn’t too sticky to handle. If kneading by hand, add as much flour as you can in the bowl, then turn out onto a FLOURED surface, and work in the rest of the flour by hand, using a kneading You may need MORE or LESS flour, but knead dough until it is smooth but not sticky, and bounces back when pressed, about 8 – 10 minutes.
  3. Place in a greased bowl, turning to grease top of Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in bulk, about 45 minutes.
  4. While you are waiting, prepare 2 cookie sheets by greasing them and sprinkling them with cornmeal.
  5. Punch down dough and turn out on a greased Divide dough in half. Form each half into a 9” (23 cm) roll. Cut each roll into 9 pieces. Form each piece into a smooth ball.
  6. Place balls about 3” (7 cm) apart on the prepared baking Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk, about an hour.
  7. When ready to bake, brush rolls with a mixture of 1 egg white and 1 (15 ml) water. Slit tops with a sharp knife criss-cross fashion, and sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds.
  8. Bake in hot oven, 400°F (200°C), for 15 Remove rolls from baking sheets and cool on racks.

Crusty Rolls

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