Malthouse Bread Rolls


  • 500g Doves Farm Organic Malthouse Bread Flour
  • 1 tsp Doves Farm Quick Yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 325ml tepid water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • oil, for tray


  1. Put the flour, yeast and sugar into a large bowl and blend them together.
  2. Pour in the water and stir until everything looks craggy and lumpy, then stir in the salt.
  3. Stir in the oil
  4. Using your hands, gather everything together into a doughy mass.
  5. Knead the dough in the bowl, or on a work surface, for 100 presses. Dust lightly with flour if needed.
  6. Cover the dough bowl with an upturned bowl and leave it in a warm place for the dough to double in size, which will take about an hour.
  7. Rub some oil around the inside of a baking tray.
  8. Knead the dough for another 50 presses.
  9. Cut the dough into 16 equal pieces and roll each into a ball.
  10. Transfer the dough balls to the prepared baking tray and cover loosely with a clean tea towel. Leave them to rise in a warm place for 25-30 minutes to double in size.
  11. Pre-heat the oven.
  12. Remove the tea towel and bake for 12–18 minutes.
  13. Transfer the rolls to a wire rack and leave to cool.