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A plate with 6 pumpkin dinner rolls
Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Proofing Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins
 

Savoury Knotted Pumpkin Dinner Rolls made with canned pumpkin; soft and fluffy, and so easy to make. From little to big tummies, your whole family will be in love with these little pumpkin beauties.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: canned pumpkin recipes
Servings: 8 rolls
Calories: 183 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups strong white bread flour (300 g)
  • 1 tsp dried fast-action yeast
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 75 ml warm water
  • 50 ml milk
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • sesame seeds and caraway seeds to decorate (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a jug, add the warm water, yeast, granulated sugar and a teaspoon of flour.

  2. Give it a stir, and set aside for 10 minutes until the yeast is all foamy and bubbly.

  3. In a large bowl, sift the flour, add the canned pumpkin, yeast mixture, milk, melted butter, light brown sugar and salt, and knead well into a dough that does not stick to the hands.

  4. Cover the bowl with clingfilm and leave to proof in a warm place for at least an hour until the dough doubles its volume.

  5. Divide the dough into 8 balls, then roll each ball into a rope, then shape into a lose knot (see photos).

  6. Beat the egg, and brush each roll with it, then sprinkle sesame seeds and caraway seeds over (optional).

  7. Bake in the pre-heated oven at 180 degrees Celsius (350 Fahrenheit) for 20 minutes.

Recipe Notes
  • To see the measurements in cups and ounces, please click on the US CUSTOMARY link.
  • The amount of ingredients listed can be adjusted depending on the number of servings you need, just click on the number next to SERVINGS.
  • MAKE SURE THE YEAST IS ACTIVE, IF THIS DEOS NOT BECOME FOAMY WHEN YOU LEFT IT REST WITH THE MILK, DO NOT USED IT, THE ROLLS WILL NOT BECOME SOFT.
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 183 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 335mg14%
Potassium 90mg3%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 2534IU51%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.