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selection of fancy dinner rolls on a wire plate.
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5 from 7 votes

Fancy Dinner (bread) Rolls

Shaped dinner rolls are perfect for serving with a special meal.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Proving time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Bread, Side Dish
Cuisine: International
Keyword: dough, rolls, white bread
Servings: 10 dinner rolls


  • stand mixer + dough hook (optional)
  • baking sheet



  • Make the dough as directed and allow to rise until doubled in size (about 1 ½ hours).
  • Once the dough has doubled in size, knock back and turn out onto a work surface. Lightly knead, then divide into 10 equal pieces.
  • Shape the rolls as desired and place on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Cover loosely and leave in a warm place for about 1 hour until well risen.
  • Preheat the oven to 230℃ (210℃ fan)/450°F/gas mark 8. Brush with beaten egg wash, to glaze and sprinkle with a few seeds if desired.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden and the rolls sound hollow when tapped. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.