Buttermilk Pan Rolls


  • 2 1/2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package Red Star Quick-Rise Yeast
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup shortening


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In large mixer bowl, combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, salt and baking soda; mix well.
  3. In saucepan, heat buttermilk, water and shortening until warm (120 degrees F to 130 degrees F); shortening does not need to melt).
  4. Add to flour mixture. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  5. By hand, gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  6. Knead on floured surface until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  7. Press dough evenly into greased 9-inch square cake pan. Sprinkle top of dough lightly with flour. With table knife, cut dough into 12 rolls, cutting almost to bottom of pan.
  8. Cover; let rise in warm place about 20 minutes.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.
  10. Remove from pan. Break apart into rolls; serve warm.

Yield: 12 rolls