3 T Butter
6 C flour
2 Yeast packets (you will need ½ C warm water and 2 t sugar to help germinate)
Follow instructions on yeast packet then add to other ingredients when it is ready. Add your flour last. Use a dough hook attachment on a mixer or by hand to combine.
Let dough rise in greased bowl for 1 ¼ hours, keep covered but punch down ever 15 mins. Then it will be ready to use.
1 batch of French bread dough 1 lb Powdered Sugar ¼ C Cream Cheese
½ C Butter softened 2-3 T Milk 3 T Milk
1 ½ C Brown Sugar 1 t Vanilla 1½ C Powdered Sugar
Roll out dough in rectangle, spread with 1/3 rd of the butter then sprinkle cinnamon and sugar mixtures. Roll dough and spread dough with butter after each roll. Slice the roll in about two inch pieces.
Pesto Rolls –
1 batch of French bread dough
4 - 6 C Basil
1C Olive oil
1T Salt (or to taste)
1T Pepper (or to taste)
½ C Pine nuts (optional, they can be spendy)
2 – 3 C Shredded Cheese (Cheddar is best)
In food processor / blender / anything that can puree, combine everything except dough and cheese. Roll out your dough then spread with the pesto you have just made and then sprinkle cheese over top. Roll dough then slice into 1-3 inch rounds. Place in greased baking dish then let rise for another hour.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes.
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