Ingredients:

1 ¾ tsp                  YEAST, ACTIVE, DRY
5 tbsp                    WATER, WARM
1 ¼ c                     WATER, COLD
2 EGG                    WHITES
2 ¼ tsp                  SUGAR, GRANULATED
1 ¾ tsp                  SALT
2 ¼ tsp                  SHORTENING, SOFTENED
4 ½ c                     FLOUR, WHEAT, BREAD
As needed              COOKING SPRAY, NONSTICK

 

Method:

  1. Place water, egg white, sugar, salt, shortening, yeast, and flour in mixer bowl.
  2. Using dough hook, mix at low speed 1 minute or until all flour mixture is incorporated into liquid. Continue mixing at medium speed 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic.  Dough temperature should be between 78 F. to 82 F.
  3. FERMENT:   Set in warm place (80 F.) about 1-1/2 hours or until double in bulk.
  4. PUNCH: Divide dough into 2 pieces.  Shape into smooth balls; let rest 10 to 20 minutes.
  5. Scale dough into 24 equal pieces Roll each piece into round balls.
  6. MAKE-UP: Lightly spray sheet pans with non-stick cooking spray. Place rolls on sheet pans in rows 3 by 4 so rolls do not touch each other during proofing or baking.
  7. PROOF: At 90 F. to 100 F. until double in bulk.  Brush with hot Cornstarch Wash,
  8. BAKE: 25 to 30 minutes at 400 F. or in 350 F. convection oven 15 minutes or until golden brown, on high fan, open vent.  Brush with hot Cornstarch Wash, immediately after removal from oven.

CORNSTARCH WASH

Yield ¼ cup

Ingredient

1 ½ tsp                  CORNSTARCH
¼ c                          WATER

Method

1              Combine cornstarch and water.  Bring to a boil; cook until clear.
2              Brush on bread and rolls before and immediately after baking.