German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

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This dessert is so easy to make and it gets more delicious each time I prepare it!

 

Difficulty: Medium

Time: 35 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 511 / Protein 11g / Carbohydr. 82g / Fat 15g

Ingredients (7 servings)

500 gall-purpose flour
40 gbutter
250 mlmilk
90 gsugar
1 packetyeast
0.5 tspsalt, plus a pinch
1egg
200 mlwater
3 tbspvegetable oil
flour for work surface

Utensils

large frying pan, stand mixer, small saucepan

Wine Tip

Riesling Auslese
A young Riesling auslese, with its lively citrus notes and tangy acidity, is a pleasing match for the vanilla sauce, as well as the texture of the sweet rolls.

Step 1

German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

In a small saucepan, heat up butter and milk over medium-low heat.

small saucepan

40 g butter / 250 ml milk

Step 2

German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

In a stand mixer, beat together flour, sugar, yeast, milk mixture, egg, and a pinch of salt for approx. 2 – 4 min. until a smooth dough forms. Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, gently kneed, return to bowl, cover, and place in a warm place to rise for approx. 90 min.

stand mixer

500 g all-purpose flour / 90 g sugar / 1 packet yeast / 1 egg / pinch of salt

Step 3

German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

Turn out dough onto a floured work surface, cut in half, and then cut halves into pieces approx. the size of a small closed fist. Knead each piece by hand into small rounds. Cover and let rise for another 30 min.

flour for work surface

Step 4

German sweet rolls with vanilla sauce

In a large frying pan, bring water, main part of salt, and oil to a low boil over medium heat. Add rolls, reduce heat to low, and cook covered for approx. 15 – 20 min. Remove from heat and transfer rolls to a serving platter and drizzle vanilla sauce on top. Enjoy!

large frying pan

200 ml water / 0.5 tsp salt / 3 tbsp vegetable oil