Sesame Seed Dinner Rolls


2 and 1/3 cups bread flour
pinch of sugar
1 cup warm milk
2 pkgs of active yeast
1 tsp salt
1 egg
1 egg yolk beaten
sesame and poppy seeds
These are wonderful diner rolls that are relatively simple and well worth a little extra effort.



  • Stir sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes or  until the surface is frothy.
  • Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
  • Sift flour and salt into a large bowl.
  • Lightly beat 1 egg into yeast liquid.
  • Pour into flour mixture, combining to make dough.
  • On a floured surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  • Grease several baking sheets.
  • Divide risen dough into small portions.
  • Shape into 8 inch long ropes about about 1 inch thick.
  • You can make ropes into various shapes, twisted braids etc.
  • Place on greased sheets.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Brush rolls with egg yolk.
  • Sprinkle some of the rolls with sesame seeds and others with poppy seeds.
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.




1 hr


10 min


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