Buttery Bliss Easy Parker House Rolls


Indulge in the homely charm of our Buttery Bliss Easy Parker House Rolls. These rolls are a delightful combination of soft, fluffy texture and rich, buttery flavor. A classic at dinner tables, they are surprisingly simple to make and are perfect for sopping up gravy or enjoying with a slather of butter.

Buttery Bliss Easy Parker House Rolls

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 2 hours 30 minutes (includes rising time)
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Servings and Size

  • Servings: Makes about 16 rolls
  • Serving Size: 1 roll


  • All-purpose flour (500g or 4 cups)
  • Granulated sugar (50g or 1/4 cup)
  • Instant yeast (10g or 2 teaspoons)
  • Salt (5g or 1 teaspoon)
  • Unsalted butter, softened (113g or 1/2 cup)
  • Whole milk, lukewarm (240ml or 1 cup)
  • Egg (1 large)

For Topping

  • Melted unsalted butter (for brushing)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  • Dough Preparation:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, yeast, and salt.
    • Add softened butter, lukewarm milk, and the egg. Mix until a soft dough forms.
  • Kneading and First Rise:
    • Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth, about 10 minutes.
    • Place in a greased bowl, cover, and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1-2 hours.
  • Shape the Rolls:
    • Punch down the dough and divide it into 16 equal pieces.
    • Shape each piece into a ball and arrange them on a greased baking sheet.
  • Second Rise:
    • Cover the rolls and let them rise again until puffy, about 30 minutes.
  • Bake:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
    • Bake the rolls for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Finish with Butter:
    • Brush the hot rolls with melted butter.
  • Serve:
    • Serve warm for the best experience.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Perfect Temperature: Ensure milk is lukewarm, not hot, to activate the yeast.
  • Even Rising: For even rolls, divide the dough with a scale.
  • Softness Secret: Brushing with butter after baking keeps them soft.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I use active dry yeast instead of instant? Yes, just proof it in the lukewarm milk with a pinch of sugar first.
  • How to store leftover rolls? Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
  • Can these rolls be frozen? Yes, freeze after shaping and before the second rise. Thaw and let rise before baking.