Elaine's Basic Sweet Dough
Scald 2/3 c. milk
Add & stir in
1/2 c. sugarCool to lukewarm.
1 1/2 tea. salt
6 TBS shortening
1 tea. vanilla
Measure into a separate bowl
2/3c. lukewarm waterSprinkle or crumble in 2 pkg of yeast
2 TBS sugar
Let stand until dissolved (5-10 minutes)
Add lukewarm milk mixture.
Add and stir in
3 eggs, beatenBeat until smooth.
3 C. all purpose flour
Add an additional
3 C. all purpose flourTurn dough onto lightly floured board.
Place in greased bowl & brush top lightly with melted shortening.
Cover with clean towel.
Let rise in warm place until doubled (1 1/2 hour)
Form into one more shapes. (Tea rings, cinnamon rolls, etc)