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Whole Wheat Rolls

Freshly Baked Whole Wheat Rolls are a Wholesome Meal All Together

Freshly made whole wheat bread along with my favorite fruit jam and butter is something that I have always loved. If you too love the smell and taste of freshly baked homemade bread, then here are some great recipes for you.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
Whole wheat rolls are a family favorite when it comes to packing for picnics and lunches. Combined with butter or jam, these fresh rolls just melt in your mouth. What's more, these rolls are not only easy to make, but are also a good and a healthier alternative to the white bread rolls. If you want to impress everyone with your incredibly soft and moist rolls, then here is a collection of easy homemade recipes for you.
Simple Whole Wheat Rolls Recipe
Ingredients
  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 packages active dry yeast
  • 3 cups milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • Butter
How to Make
Combine the flour with the yeast in a large mixing bowl and stir it well. Heat a heavy saucepan and pour in the milk. Add sugar, salt, and the butter to it. Set it to low heat settings and keep stirring the ingredients frequently till the temperature reaches 120 degree Fahrenheit. Add the yeast and flour mixture, and beat in the eggs as well. Mix well and add the remaining flour to it one spoon at a time. Do this until the dough is too stiff to stir with the spoon.
Place this dough on a work surface on which some flour has been sprinkled. Add some more flour to the dough and knead till it is smooth and elastic.
Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise for around two hours. Divide the rolls into balls and place it on greased sheets. Cover with a soft cloth or the kitchen towel and let it rest for around half an hour.
Place the rolls in a preheated oven of around 400 degree F and bake for twenty minutes or till it is golden brown in color. Remove from the oven and brush the wheat bread with melted butter. Store it for around two to three days to cool.
Honey Rolls Recipe
Ingredients
  • 2 packages active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • Additional melted butter
How to Make
Dissolve the yeast in a large bowl of warm water. Add the honey, eggs, flour, butter, and the oats. Add a teaspoon of salt and mix till it is smooth. Add the remaining all-purpose flour and knead it to form a soft, smooth dough for about eight minutes or so. Place the dough in a greased bowl and turn once to grease the top part of the dough. Cover it with a cheesecloth, and place it in a warm place to let it rise for around an hour or so. Punch the dough down and form fifteen dough balls. Place it in a greased pan and cover it. Let it rise for forty five minutes before you place it in a preheated oven of around 375° F for 20 minutes or until golden brown and puffed. Remove it and brush with butter.
Cheese Rolls Recipe
Ingredients
  • 4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 packages of active dry yeast
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups cream style cottage cheese
  • ½ cups water
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. salt
How to Make
Stir in the flour, yeast, and soda in a large bowl. In a saucepan, heat the water and add sugar, butter, and salt. Take off heat and add the cheese and the beaten eggs. Beat the mixture using an electric mixer for around half a minute at low speed and then for three minutes at high speed.
Stir in the remaining all-purpose flour to make a stiff dough. Place it on a floured surface and knead the dough till it is smooth and elastic. Place in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise to around double for an hour or so. Now punch down the dough and shape it into balls, Place it in muffin pans and let it rise. After half an hour place it in an oven and bake at 375 degree F for fifteen minutes or so.
While there are a number of quick machine-made rolls available in the market, the taste of the freshly baked rolls which are light, fluffy, and a bit sweet are something that you can never forget. So use these simple recipes to make some of these fresh rolls and enjoy it with the entire family.