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Nothing beats a loaf of warm, homemade bread. These rolls deliver on that pleasure with a recipe that includes strong flour, brewer's yeast and lard. Featuring a crisp exterior and pillowy interior, they're especially tasty when warm. Feel free to double the batch and freeze some of the baked rools for another day. Depending on size, they can be served as dinner rolls or used for sandwiches. Since the starter needs to sit overnight, plan accordingly.


  • 50 grams flour (type ‘0’)
  • 25 grams water
  • 2 grams yeast (brewer’s)
  • 300 grams flour
  • water (130 gra.)
  • yeast (10 gra. brewer’s)
  • 15 grams lard
  • 15 grams oil
  • 5 grams salt


  1. To prepare the starter:
  2. Place the flour in a cup and crumble the yeast in the center, add the water, and mix into a dough, cover with a plate and let it rest at room temperature overnight (8-10 hours).
  3. To prepare the dough:
  4. Place the flour on a work surface and make a well in the center, add the crumbled yeast and the starter in pieces, pour the water on top and combine by using the tips of your fingers.
  5. Then add the lard, the oil, and the salt and combine well into a firm dough.
  6. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin several times until smooth.
  7. To shape the dough (the steps are the same for all bread shapes):
  8. Cut the dough into pieces of the desired weight.
  9. Shape it into balls.
  10. Roll out the pieces with a rolling pin.
  11. Roll up the pieces and shape them into small loaves (approximately 2 to 3 centimeters in thickness).
  12. Place the loaves in front of you vertically and flatten them with the rolling pin to 1/2 centimeter in thickness.
  13. When all the rolls are ready, shape them into the desired shapes.
  14. Place the rolls on a baking sheet, cover with a damp paper towel and let them rise for approximately 50 minutes.
  15. Place the baking sheet in an oven at 180C and bake for approximately 30 minutes, depending on the size of the rolls.
  16. Remove the rolls from the oven and serve.
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NutritionView more



Calories390Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8g12%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat70
Total Carbohydrate67g22%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Darlene H. 5 Jun 2015
I was never into making my own homemade bread because of the time and patience required to make it. However, this recipe didn't try my time or my patience while preparing it. It was some of the tastiest homemade bread I have ever tried. This will be my go to 5 star bread recipe.