Super soft butter rolls

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These super soft butter rolls are light and fluffy. They are mildly sweet so they are perfect for breakfast and a snack. They melt in your mouth.

Super soft butter rolls

Soft and fluffy butter rolls recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course bakery, Breakfast
Cuisine vegetarian
Servings 12 rolls
Calories 123 kcal


  • 450 g bread flour
  • 250 ml warm water
  • 7 g active dry yeast* see the notes to halve the yeast
  • 25 g sugar
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 50 g melted butter + more for the top
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice optional


Instructions: Super soft butter rolls

  • Mix 150 ml of warm water with sugar and dry yeast. Set aside for 5 – 10 minutes or until the yeast becomes fluffy.
  • In a bowl mix the flour with the salt. Add the yeast mixture and the rest of the warm water and lemon juice. Stir with a spoon until the dough begins to take shape and set aside for a few minutes.
  • Add melted butter and begin to knead.
  • Knead the dough for 10 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic. They secret for these rolls to become fluffy is to knead them until the dough becomes springy. Then place it in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour and a half or until it doubles in volume.
  • The rising times are approximate, it can take more or less time depending on the temperature of the environment, the freshness of the yeast, the strength of the flour and other factors not related to the recipe.
  • Deflate the dough. Knead briefly and divide it into 12 pieces similar to each other. Shape into balls and laid on a baking tray covered with parchment paper. Cover with a cotton cloth and let rise in a warm place for another hour.
  • Brush the rolls with a tablespoon of melted butter.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees for 35 minutes.


2 hours 40 minutes waiting time.
* To keep your bread, rolls, pizzas, focaccia and other yeast dough recipes soft and fragrant for longer, you need to cut the amount of active dry yeast in half and extend the rising time
The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 12rollsCalories: 123kcal
Keyword breakfast, butter rolls, easy buns, homemade bread, soft buns
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Once baked let them cool completely before serving.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you love fluffy butter rolls you shoul also check my Salted butter and honey rolls. (foto below)

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