Sunday, July 18, 2010

Cottage Cheese Dinner buns


I have posted this recipe here before. Before I had a camera and before anyone visited! It is another one from my old little black binder, splattered and made many times over. These are simple, easy and delicious. My three favorite categories! You know the reason folks love to cook, is because not every recipe they make and enjoy is difficult. Lets be honest here, if every meal was a big challenge or difficult, the fun would disappear. Learning about and enjoying these simple, easy and delicious recipes is what begins the journey to other more challenging recipes and fun projects.

If you are a bread lover, fresh bread can turn the most humble dish into dinner. And fortunately yeast doughs are not fussy at all and very forgiving. Yeast dough will wait in the refrigerator, to be baked right before dinner. And of course that wonderful aroma will call the family to dinner, you won't have to. But enough about my love of bread, lets make some dinner buns.

Cottage Cheese dinner buns
source unknown, in my little black binder
350 degree, for baking

1 package (1 scant T) yeast
1/4 c warm water
1/4 c sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
1 c cottage cheese
2 3/4 c flour - divided

In a large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the water, add the sugar, stir.

 
Gently warm the cottage cheese,


and add to the yeast mixture along with the egg, salt, soda and 2 1/2 c of the flour.

 
Slowly blend the flour into the wet ingredients, then mix well until mixture leaves the sides of the bowl, adding last 1/4 c flour if needed. Scrape down sides of bowl, when completely mixed. NOTE: dough is sticky.


Cover and let rise until double in bulk.

 The rising will take about 1 hour.


Stir/punch down dough. Spoon into 12 prepared muffin cups.


Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.

 If not ready to bake after 30 minutes, remove towel. Otherwise it may stick to the dough. If you need/want to store the dough, oil the tops lightly and cover loosely with wax paper and then a towel, put in the refrigerator.


When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350, bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and done. Makes 12 buns.

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3 comments:

redmenace said...

I am a bread lover too. These look great! My mother used to make something very similar. Thanks for sharing!

Lara said...

Ooh - thanks! I have been wanting a good recipe for cottage cheese dinner buns.hese a try this week - maybe with a bit of dried dill.

Avril said...

I recently made a loaf of Cottage Cheese Bread...and what a hit! LOVE the idea of making Cottage Cheese Rolls/Buns! :-)