4 cups plain flour
2 tablespoons powdered milk
1 tablespoon instant yeast
1 teaspoon castor sugar
1 teaspoon salt
Egg 1 (plus 1 for glazing)
A} In a bowl mix together the following ingredients: 4 cups flour, 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. castor sugar, 2 tbsp. milk powder, 1 tbsp. yeast, 4 tbsp. oil and 1 egg
B} knead to medium soft dough with slightly warm water, leave to rise for 1 hour.
C} Divide the dough into 15-16 sections and shape them into neat balls.
D} Now you can start shaping the Roses. Roll out each ball to about 4″ diameter.
E} Brush a bit of butter on the circle of dough. Make 4 diagonal slits, leaving the centre intact.
F} Add your filling in the centre.
G} Take one of the sections and cover the side of the filling with it.
H} Take the opposite side’s section and cover the other side of the filling with it.
I} Repeat with the two last sections.
J} Pinch the dough on the side to seal it.
K} Repeat until all rose-rolls are ready.
L} Place the prepared rolls on a greased tray.
M} Pre-heat your oven to 180 C. Brush each rose gently with egg yolk mixed with a tsp. of milk. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
N} Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until tops are golden and rolls are ready.
O} Remove and brush them with melted butter. Keep them covered until time of serving so they stay soft.
P} These can be served as is, with chutney of choice, soup or with any meal.