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Quick Buttermilk Yeast Rolls

Quick Buttermilk Yeast Rolls
Light and fluffy buttermilk yeast rolls – made from scratch, with love. Serve warm with your favorite every-day dinner or special occasion meal. Watch video tutorial below.
Yield 24 rolls



  • 4 to 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (divided)
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Platinum Yeast
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup shortening or butter


  • In a stand mixer bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt and baking soda; mix well. In saucepan or microwave-safe dish, heat buttermilk, water and shortening/butter until warm (120-130°F; shortening/butter does not need to melt). Add to flour mixture. Using a paddle attachment, blend on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  • Switch to dough hook attachment. Gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a firm dough. Knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 to 8 minutes.
    (NOTE: For hand mixing: following above steps, mix ingredients in large mixing bowl using a wooden spoon or dough whisk. Knead on floured surface until smooth and elastic.)
  • Place dough in lightly oiled bowl and turn to grease top. Cover; let rise until indentation remains after poking dough with finger down to second knuckle, about 30 minutes.
  • Punch down dough. Divide into 4 equal parts. Divide each fourth into 6 equal pieces. Shape each piece into a smooth ball. Place in greased 15×10-inch jelly roll pan. Cover; let rise in warm place until almost doubled, about 20-30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from pan and place on wire rack to cool.

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Laura | Reply

5 stars
I must add that bread flour must be used with this recipe according to tips about baking with Platinum yeast on this web site because bread flour can stand up to the yeast.

Laura | Reply

I am so excited to report that this is the absolute most easiest, the most delicious, most tastiest rolls you will ever eat.
I got downright excited seeing just how easy it was to make.
And I love the Platinum yeast. I got on to my store cause they were completely out of the yeast.
I will find it elsewhere.
Thank you so much Red Star. I love you!

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