Post by Mystical Journey on Jan 18, 2012 22:49:36 GMT -8
4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (4 3/4 to 5 1/4) 1/3 cup wheat germ 1/3 cup sugar 2 packages RapidRise Yeast 2 teaspoons Fines Herbes 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup butter or margarine cut into pieces 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon water
In large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, wheat germ, sugar, undissolved yeast, fines herbes, salt, and onion powder. Heat 3/4 cup water, milk, and butter until very warm (120=B0 to 130=B0F); stir into dry ingredients. Stir in 1 egg and enough remaining flour to make soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 4 to 6 minutes. Cover; let rest on floured surface 10 minutes.
Divide dough into 18 equal pieces. Divide each again into 3 equal pieces; roll into smooth balls. Place 3 balls in each section of 18 greased 2 1/2-inch muffin pan cups. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 to 45 minutes.
Beat remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water; brush on rolls. Bake at400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until done. Remove from cups; let cool on wire racks. *Or use 1/2 teaspoon each: Thyme (leaves), Oregano (leaves), Sweet Basil, and Marjoram.