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Sour Cream Fan Rolls

 Sour Cream Fan Rolls
I received this recipe from an E-mail pen pal in Canada. The dough is so easy to work with, and it makes the lightest yeast rolls. I haven't used another white bread recipe since I started making this one. -Carrie Ormsby, West Jordan, Utah
30 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 20 min./batch


  • 7 to 8 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  • In a large bowl, combine 3-1/2 cups flour, sugar, yeast, salt and
  • baking powder. In a small saucepan, heat the sour cream, water, and
  • butter to 120°-130°; add to dry ingredients. Beat on medium
  • speed for 2 minutes. Add eggs and 1/2 cup flour; beat 2 minutes
  • longer. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in
  • half. Roll each portion into a 23-in. x 9-in. rectangle. Cut into
  • 1-1/2-in. strips. Stack five strips together; cut into 1-1/2-in.
  • pieces and place cut side up in a greased muffin cup. Repeat with
  • remaining strips. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 20

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Sour Cream Fan Rolls (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from
  • pans to wire racks. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 182 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.