"This recipe produces light, tender rolls, considering the amount of whole wheat flour it calls for," writes Beth Zaring from Wellston, Ohio. "I bake them for company, potlucks and parties.
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- 1-1/2 cups warm buttermilk (70° to 80°)
- 1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1-1/4 cups bread flour
- 2 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted, optional
- In bread machine pan, place the first 10 ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
- When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and punch down. Divide into 24 pieces; shape each into a ball. Place on two greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes. Brush with butter if desired. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Buttermilk Wheat Rolls in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p34