German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
35
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-7+
500 g all-purpose flour
40 g butter
250 ml milk
90 g sugar
2½ tsp dried yeast
½ tsp salt, plus a pinch
egg
200 ml water
3 tbsp vegetable oil
flour for work surface
Metric
Imperial

How-To Videos

Utensils

  • small saucepan
  • stand mixer
  • large frying pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
511
Protein
11 g
Fat
15 g
Carb
82 g
  • Step 1/4

    In a small saucepan, heat up butter and milk over medium-low heat.
    • 40 g butter
    • 250 ml milk
    • small saucepan

    In a small saucepan, heat up butter and milk over medium-low heat.

  • Step 2/4

    In a stand mixer, beat together flour, sugar, yeast, milk mixture, egg, and a pinch of salt for approx. 2 – 4 min. until a smooth dough forms. Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, gently kneed, return to bowl, cover, and place in a warm place to rise for approx. 90 min.
    • 500 g all-purpose flour
    • 90 g sugar
    • 2½ g dried yeast
    • egg
    • pinch of salt
    • stand mixer

    In a stand mixer, beat together flour, sugar, yeast, milk mixture, egg, and a pinch of salt for approx. 2 – 4 min. until a smooth dough forms. Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, gently kneed, return to bowl, cover, and place in a warm place to rise for approx. 90 min.

  • Step 3/4

    Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, cut in half, and then cut halves into pieces approx. the size of a small closed fist. Knead each piece by hand into small rounds. Cover and let rise for another 30 min.
    • flour for work surface

    Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, cut in half, and then cut halves into pieces approx. the size of a small closed fist. Knead each piece by hand into small rounds. Cover and let rise for another 30 min.

  • Step 4/4

    In a large frying pan, bring water, main part of salt, and oil to a low boil over medium heat. Add rolls, reduce heat to low, and cook covered for approx. 15 – 20 min. Remove from heat and transfer rolls to a serving platter and drizzle vanilla sauce on top. Enjoy!
    • 200 ml water
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
    • large frying pan

    In a large frying pan, bring water, main part of salt, and oil to a low boil over medium heat. Add rolls, reduce heat to low, and cook covered for approx. 15 – 20 min. Remove from heat and transfer rolls to a serving platter and drizzle vanilla sauce on top. Enjoy!