Homemade Rolls


1 cup milk, scaled
1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 beaten eggs
2 yeast cakes or 2 dry yeast dissolved in water
5 cups flour, sifted


Combine scaled milk, shortening and sugar; cool to lukewarm.
Soften yeast in lukewarm water, stir and add to milk.
Add eggs, then four cups flour, one cup at a time.
Mix well after each addition.
Use last cup of flour to dust board and to work into dough as you knead it about five minutes.
Put dough into greased bowl and let rise.
Divide into individual rolls in whatever size or shape you wish.
If you freeze dough, freeze at this point.
Let rolls rise till double in size once more.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes.