Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Jailhouse Rolls/Texas Jailhouse Rolls

You may wonder to read today's recipe name, yes my post's is Jailhouse Rolls. This rolls is quite popular in Texas. Many Jail cafeterias in most of counties in Texas made these rolls regularly. These rolls are extremely moist, yeasty, soft and super delicious as well. Mashed potatoes plays an important and major role for preparing this dinner rolls dough eventhough egg is added in this bread dough. While googling, i came to know that this rolls were a recipe of a great aunt who made them during and after the Civil war for the jailers and inmates in Jefferson of Texas as well as for the men who lived in her boarding house. I accidentaly came to know about this rolls while searching something new and completely different to bake and post under 'J' as am running a whole month of blogging with A-Z Baking around the world as theme.

Jailhouse Rolls, American Jailhouse Rolls
This rolls came out extremely soft and delicious, to enjoy with any of your favourite spread or else to enjoy just by tearing a piece and dip in some spicy curries or sauces. Trust me, this rolls makes an excellent meal and definitely a satisfying one to have during anytime of the day depending upon how you serve this ultimate rolls. Though the original recipe calls for three eggs, i opted for just an egg as i almost halved the quantity of the ingredients given by the original recipe. Do you know i seriously regretted later for not preparing as per the original recipe went for, yes they came out extremely soft.Obviously everyone enjoyed thoroughly this rolls and we just loved it. If you are planning to bake this soft dinner rolls, do prepare in huge quantity as this rolls gets vanished very quickly.

Jailhouse Potato Rolls, Jailhouse Dinner Rolls

Recipe Source: Here
1/2cup Mashed potatoes
1 Egg (beaten)
3+1/2cups All purpose flour
1tsp Instant yeast
1/2cup Sugar
1/4cup Butter
1/2tsp Salt
3/4cup Luke warm water

Take the flour, mashed potatoes, beaten egg, butter,instant yeast sugar, salt in a bowl. Add gradually the luke warm water and knead for a while.

Transfer the kneaded dough to a greased bowl and keep aside in a warm place until the dough gets rised or else keep in fridge if you are baking the rolls the same day.

Punch the doubled dough and knead it, put in a slightly floured surface and knead for a while

Divide the dough into 9 equal pieces or else roll the dough as a thick disc, and with a biscuit cutter
cut the rolls.

Texas Jailhouse Rolls, Jailhouse Rolls

Roll the dough as a ball and drop to a greased square pan or in a baking sheet lined over a baking tray.

Butter the top and let it rise for atleast an hour.

Preheat the oven to 450F.

Bake the rolls for 15-20minutes until the top of the rolls turns brown.

Serve after cooling completely.
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8 comments:

Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

Ha ha.. I like the name..:)
It is our Desi Pav

Sowmya :) said... Reply To This Comment

The rolls look so soft.....no wonder they got over in a jiffy, these look like an enriched version of our ladi pav. Yum yum

Namratha said... Reply To This Comment

Love potato in bread, it makes it so moist. Interesting story behind these rolls. They look perfect!

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Priya those rolls look superb, so soft and sinful!..will surely make it soon!

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting name , interesting recipe ! These buns look just like our ladi Pav , soft and spongy .

Harini-Jaya R said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting name for these yummy dinner rolls.

veena krishnakumar said... Reply To This Comment

These rolls look very very soft. Lovely bake

Srividhya Gopalakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

he he love the name reasons.. looks like pav bun as everyone mentioned. You have got a lovely texture.