Evaporated Milk (1 cup)
until it reaches 100-110 degrees F (38-43 degrees C) and add in the
Active Dry Yeast (1 Tbsp)
Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp)
. Set aside until it starts to foam on the top, about 10 minutes.
In a large standing mixer, place in the
Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup)
. Pour in the yeast mixture and whisk everything together. Slowly stream in the
Butter (1/2 cup)
until well combined.
Place a bread dough hook on the mixer and add in the
Bread Flour (2 cups)
All-Purpose Flour (3 1/4 cups)
Salt (1 tsp)
. Turn on to medium speed to knead for a few minutes or until the mixture comes together.
The dough should pull away from the sides of the bowl but still stick to the bottom. If the dough isn’t pulling away from the sides, add ap flour one tablespoon at a time. Continue to knead on medium speed for another 10 minutes.
Remove the dough from the bowl and place into a clean, greased bowl turning over once to coat the dough. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for an hour.
Take the dough, cut it in half and continue to cut all the pieces in half until you are left with 16 pieces of dough.
Take each dough and wrap the sides around to the bottom center of the dough and continue to do that until a clean ball forms. Place on a lined cookie sheet and cover with a clean towel while you make the topping.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Butter (1 1/2 cups)
Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 1/2 cups)
Americolor® Dusty Rose Food Coloring (3 drops)
Almond Extract (1 tsp)
Vanilla Extract (1/2 Tbsp)
together until creamy, about 1-2 minutes.
Add in the
All-Purpose Flour (3 cups)
Baking Soda (1/2 tsp)
Salt (1 pinch)
, and mix slowly until crumbly.
Add in the
Half and Half (1 Tbsp)
and mix vigorously until uniform.
Turn out onto a clean work surface. Place parchment paper or wax paper on top and roll out until about 1/4th inch thick. Cut out with a 4-inch biscuit cutter.
Cut out shell shapes on the top of the rounds and place on top of the dough balls, pressing down on the sides.
Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes or until an internal thermometer reaches 190 degrees F (88 degrees C).
Let cool slightly, then serve warm.