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Valentine Sugar Hearts

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

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Simple and classic, these soft, sweet, buttery white rolls are delicious warm out of the oven (or frozen and reheated), and a perfect accompaniment to tea or coffee.

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Total
Yield
20 rolls
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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Dough

Topping

Instructions

  1. Combine all of the dough ingredients — by hand, mixer, or bread machine — and mix and knead until you've made a soft, smooth dough, about 7 to 12 minutes.
  2. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, and set it aside to rise, covered, for 30 minutes. It'll become quite puffy.
  3. Divide the dough into 20 ping-pong ball sized pieces (1 to 1 1/8 ounces, 28g to 32g each).
  4. Gently roll each ball into a 12" to 14" rope, and curl the ropes into heart shapes. (Try shaping them first like a rounded capital "M", then bringing the legs of the M together at the bottom.)
  5. Place the shaped rolls on lightly greased or parchment-lined baking sheets, cover them, and let them rise for 30 minutes; they'll become somewhat puffy.
  6. Bake the rolls in a preheated 450°F oven for about 9 minutes, until they're golden brown.
  7. Brush them with the melted butter, and sprinkle them with extra-fine sugar (or cinnamon-sugar, if you prefer).
  8. Serve warm. (See "tips", below, for freezing/reheating tips.)
  9. Store, wrapped, for 2 days at room temperature, or freeze for a month. (See "Tips", below, for freezing/reheating tips.)

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 36g
  • Servings Per Batch 20
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 113
  • Calories from Fat
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat
  • Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol 25mg
  • Sodium 89mg
  • Total Carbohydrate
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 2g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.