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BM# 51 — Baking Marathon: Day 7

Bake of the Day: Bread — Long Sandwich Rolls

The taste of freshly baked bread is just amazing. It is time consuming and needs some patience, but it is all well worth it. I baked these long sandwich rolls for last month’s marathon and used them to make Hoagie sandwiches.

Initially I was planning on just buying store bought bread but then wanted to utilize the opportunity to bake something new and post it for the mega baking marathon. After looking through recipes for long sandwich rolls on the internet, I realized most of the recipes are similar to homemade bun recipes but shaped differently.

I used seeded hamburger buns recipe from King Arthur flour to make these long rolls. But instead of adding the seeds on the top of the rolls, I added some sesame seeds right into the dough. Rolls turned out soft and were perfect in the sandwich.

Recipe adapted from King Arthur Flour:

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Long Sandwich Rolls Yum
Homemade Long Sandwich rolls -- easy to make and very tasty. Great for any sandwich fillings.
Long Sandwich Rolls
Course breads
Cuisine american
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Passive Time 120 minutes
Servings
long
Ingredients
  • cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Wholewheat Flour (or use 2¾cups of all purpose flour)
  • 2 tsp Yeast Instant
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Butter or Oil
  • ¾ cup Water Lukewarm
  • 1 Egg Large (I used 1tbsp egg replacer whisked with 3tbsp water)
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • a pinch (optional) Diastastic Malt powder
  • 1 ~ 2 tbsps Soy milk , for brushing the tops (use can also use egg wash instead)
Course breads
Cuisine american
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Passive Time 120 minutes
Servings
long
Ingredients
  • cups All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Wholewheat Flour (or use 2¾cups of all purpose flour)
  • 2 tsp Yeast Instant
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Butter or Oil
  • ¾ cup Water Lukewarm
  • 1 Egg Large (I used 1tbsp egg replacer whisked with 3tbsp water)
  • 2 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • a pinch (optional) Diastastic Malt powder
  • 1 ~ 2 tbsps Soy milk , for brushing the tops (use can also use egg wash instead)
Long Sandwich Rolls
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients, mix and knead them, by hand or stand mixer, to make a soft dough.
  2. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl, cover and let it rise in a warm place for an hour or until it's almost double in size.
  3. Turn the dough out into a lightly greased surface, flatten slightly, and divide into 4 pieces.
  4. Shape each piece into 6" long rolls. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the pieces. Cover with lightly greased plastic wrap and let rise until the buns have doubled in size. Towards the end of the rising time, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  5. Brush the rolls with soy milk.
  6. Bake the rolls for about 18~22 minutes or until they are golden brown. Remove from the oven, cool on a wire rack.
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20 thoughts on “Long Sandwich Rolls”

  1. Yes I remember this roll from the previous marathon… I also remember looking forward to this post o roll..definitely worth it. The recipe is interesting and the rolls are perfectly baked.

  2. I was waiting for this recipe ever since you posted those sandwiches. 🙂 Love the color of those rolls.

  3. By the end of the BM you are going be master all the breads. I am amazed their are so many varieties of breads to bake. Sandwich rolls look soft must have been perfect with for the sandwich

  4. ohh pavani…u shud have just clicked the inner crumb picture as well…although i can imagine how beautiful it must have been the last picture does give a slight hint of it…beautifully baked….am going to make this recipe as told by you soon

  5. I guess for the past sometime, we were all creating opportunities to bake :-)). I have been baking whenever someone comes over or we visit somebody. anyway, I am sure these rolls were a lot better than store bought ones and your patience has well paid off 🙂

  6. I guessed it right when you posted this Sandwich last month. Am looking at you all with awe. How passionately you use up every opportunity and get ready for the BM. Kudos girl. Btw, Sandwich roll os fantastic.

  7. I was looking forward to that bread..and here it is..I know it might be ages for me to try this..still bookmarking it!

  8. Looks perfect Pavani! The bread has come out very well. I would be scared to make long rolls since they might get out of shape when proofing. But you have nailed it 🙂

  9. Woow Excellent rolls!! And you have all yummy ingredients to make a sandwich… Altogether everything is neat and beautiful!

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