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Butterfly Lemon Rolls
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12 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 1HR 45MINS

Butterfly Lemon Rolls

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These glazed pastries are gorgeously light and lemony, and are even in the shape of tiny butterflies!
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Homan at Home
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These glazed pastries are gorgeously light and lemony, and are even in the shape of tiny butterflies!
1HR 45MINS
Total Time
$0.88
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Water
1/2 cup
Water
Milk
4 Tbsp
Butter
8 tsp
Egg
1
Lemon
2
Lemons, zested, juiced
zest from 2 whole lemons plus 1 1/2 Tbsp juice per 12 servings
Butter
4 Tbsp
Butter, room temperature
Vanilla Extract
as needed
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
306
Fat
8.2 g
Protein
8.1 g
Carbs
52.3 g
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step 1
Heat Water (1/2 cup) and Milk (4 Tbsp) between 105 - 115 degrees F (40 - 46 degrees C).
step 2
Combine milk, water, Granulated Sugar (3 Tbsp), and Instant Dry Yeast (1 pckg). Allow yeast to proof (5 minutes).
step 3
Add Egg (1), Butter (8 tsp), and All-Purpose Flour (2 3/4 cups) to the yeast mixture. Mix together. Dough should clean itself from the side of the bowl.
step 4
Turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead for 3-4 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.
step 4 Turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead for 3-4 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.
step 5
Cover dough and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
step 6
For the filling, combine the zest from Lemons (2), Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup), Butter (4 Tbsp) and Vanilla Extract (as needed).
step 6 For the filling, combine the zest from Lemons (2), Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup), Butter (4 Tbsp) and Vanilla Extract (as needed).
step 7
After dough has rested, roll dough into a rectangle.
step 8
Spread butter over dough, then spread with filling.
step 9
Roll dough tightly lengthwise. Cut into 12 pieces.
step 9 Roll dough tightly lengthwise. Cut into 12 pieces.
step 10
Take each piece and press the center with a straw or clean pencil.
step 10 Take each piece and press the center with a straw or clean pencil.
step 11
Place rolls on a lined or greased baking sheet. Allow to rise for 1 hour.
step 11 Place rolls on a lined or greased baking sheet. Allow to rise for 1 hour.
step 12
Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 25-30 minutes.
step 12 Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 25-30 minutes.
step 13
For the glaze, mix together Lemon Juice and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup). Drizzle the glaze over the rolls.
step 13 For the glaze, mix together Lemon Juice and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup). Drizzle the glaze over the rolls.
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American
Brunch
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Dessert
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