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Bread roll recipes

Basic white rolls

Basic white rolls

By The Hairy Bikers

An absolute must for a great burger, a lunchbox or alongside a bowl of steaming soup, the bread roll is a great way to start baking. Try the Hairy Bikers' easy white rolls or go for Gallic crunch with Raymond Blanc's beer-topped rolls.

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Buyer's guide

Use fresh on the day of purchase. If you’re buying rolls for use 1-2 days later, or for freezing, choose those with the lightest coloured crust and then re-bake before serving. The light crust colour usually indicates that the rolls have only been baked for a short time. Reheat rolls in a very hot oven for only a few minutes, to avoid drying out the crumb.


Rolls can require less time in the second prove, so they are a good way to get your bread dough baked in time for dinner.

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