Cheese Dinner Rolls
 
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Make a round dinner roll loaf covered in grated cheddar cheese.
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Recipe type: Bread Rolls
Serves: 8" Roll Loaf
Ingredients
Dough
  • Water (~95°F, 35°C) - ¼ cup (59 g)
  • Milk (~95°F, 35°C) - ½ cup (122 g)
  • Yeast - Instant - 2.25 tsp (7 g)
  • Flour - All purpose - 2-2¼ cups (260-290 g)
  • Sugar - 2 TBSP (25 g)
  • Salt - ½ tsp (3 g)
  • Butter - 2 TBSP (28 g)
Optional Wash & Cheese
  • Egg - 1 (50 g)
  • Water - 1 TBSP (15 ml)
  • Cheddar cheese (grated) - ½ cup (60 g)
Instructions
Dough
  1. Mix and warm water/milk
  2. Combine yeast and water/milk in mixer bowl. Let stand a few minutes
  3. Combine flour, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture and butter to mixer bowl
  5. Knead 8 minutes.

  6. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl.
  7. Cling wrap bowl.
  8. Ferment for 45 minutes.

  9. Punch down. Divide dough into 12 pieces and round them.
  10. Grease the cake pan
  11. Tip: If you are going to put cheese on the top, place a piece of parchment paper around the pan inside to one inch above the edge. This will prevent melted cheese sticking to the pan and making it easier to remove the rolls.
  12. Arrange them in an 8x3 inch cake pan
  13. Proof 30 minutes.

Optional: Egg Wash and Cheddar Cheese
  1. Beat egg with water. Strain to remove egg white clumps
  2. Wash the surface with egg mixture
  3. Sprinkle grated cheddar cheese on the top

  4. Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.

  6. Cool on a wire rack. May be served warm
Recipe by On Bread Alone at https://onbreadalone.com/recipes/cheese-dinner-rolls/