Sandwich Rolls

Sandwich Rolls

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1 tablespoon active dry yeast

1 cup lukewarm water

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 egg

3/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 cups water , as needed

6 1/2 cups bread flour

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Olive oil for brushing tops of warm rolls

Dissolve yeast in warm water and allow to bloom. In a bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast mixture,oil,egg and sugar. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and blend until combined. Add the dry ingredients and blend until dough becomes a smooth ball. Add additional flour if dough is too sticky. Place dough on floured surface and knead until smooth. Place ball of dough in greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise until double.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Punch down the dough and divide into 8 pieces. Shape into rounds or ovals . Place on parchment lined baking sheets. Cover and allow to rise until puffy. Bake for about 30 minutes or until golden and cook through. Brush the tops of hot rolls with olive oil. Cool.