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Bread rolls in a circle with another roll on top. Tried & Tested

Beer bread rolls

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3.75 stars based on 4 ratings

The beer gives these rolls a lovely, malty flavour, delicious served with a ploughman’s lunch!

Key Information

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  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 500g 17⅝ oz Seed and grain white bread flour (we like Allinson) Seed and grain white bread flour
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet (7g)
  • 15ml ½ fl oz Sunflower oil
  • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Ale (pale, or Guinness)
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Black treacle (we like Silver Spoon)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl. Stir in the sunflower oil followed by the yeast.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500g 17⅝ oz Seed and grain white bread flour (we like Allinson) Seed and grain white bread flour
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
    • 15ml ½ fl oz Sunflower oil
    • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet (7g)
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture, add the beer and treacle and mix together until a soft dough starts to form (add a little water if needed – you want a soft but not too sticky dough).

    Ingredients for this step

    • 300ml 10⅛ fl oz Ale (pale, or Guinness)
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Black treacle (we like Silver Spoon)
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Turn the dough onto a very lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic (about 10 minutes).

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shape into round rolls. Place on a lightly oiled baking tray.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Cover loosely with oiled cling film and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size then remove the cling film.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Pre-heat your oven to 220°C (fan 200°C, gas mark 7).

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Place the rolls in the centre of the pre-heated oven and bake for 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6) and bake for a further 10 minutes until the rolls have risen, are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped underneath.