Crispy yet soft in the middle these rolls are good for any occasion. These are the most common sandwich roll used in Mexico. Reasonably easy to make and alot cheaper than buying ready made rolls.
What you need...
7g pack of instant yeast
400ml warm water
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon salt
500g plain flour
2 tablespoons butter
What you do...
One. Combine yeast, water and sugar in a large bowl. mix until dissolved. Leave for 5 mins for yeast to activate.
Two. Add flour and salt. Mix until forms a dough. Tip out on to a floured surface. Knead for 10 minutes until you get a smooth dough. Add dollops of butter into dough and knead it in until incorporated. Place into a oiled large bowl and cover with a damp teatowel in a warm spot for 1.5 hours.
Three. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius.
Four. Tip dough out onto bench. Divide into 8 even pieces. Roll each piece into a oval shape and place onto a baking tray. Flatten each roll with your hand then with a handle of a butter knife press two deep tracks lengthwise on each roll. Turn over and do the same on the other side. Brush with water and bake for 15-20 mins until golden brown.