December 7, 2023

Fluffy and buttery gentle, these copycat Texas Roadhouse rolls are scrumptious and really easy to make. Serve with cinnamon butter for a divine combo!

You guys, these rolls. 😍 They’re a number of the finest rolls to return out of my kitchen, and I’ve a sense they’re going to change into a quick favourite for you, too.

Square roll with other rolls in basket with towel.

Texas Roadhouse Roll Dough

The dough for these famed copycat rolls comes collectively rapidly and simply.

Listed here are a couple of fast ideas for final success:

  1. The recipe requires scalded milk. This implies heating the milk to simply under a boil till the milk is steaming and small bubbles type across the edge. Don’t use skim milk. Two % or entire milk works finest.
  2. Along with the milk, we’re additionally utilizing water, too. Utilizing each water and milk lends the right texture to the rolls. Not too dense. Not too ethereal. They’re excellent.
  3. It’s essential to add the yeast as soon as the butter/honey/milk/water combination cools to between 105-110 levels F. An instant-read thermometer (I’ve this one and adore it) will help right here in order that the yeast doesn’t finish in a tragic demise because of lava-hot liquid. In the event you don’t have a thermometer, dip your finger within the combination – it ought to really feel like pleasantly heat (however not sizzling) tub water. 
  4. These rolls are sweeter than most different “commonplace” dinner roll recipes. That’s as a result of we’re going full-on Texas Roadhouse fashion, and we’re utilizing honey because the sweetener. In the event you sub sugar for the honey, regulate the flour quantity – you’ll possible want a bit much less flour.
Butter melting in mixer; honey getting poured into mixer; yeast proofing in mixer; dough mixing in mixer.

Add the flour steadily and knead for a couple of minutes within the mixer.

Don’t over flour the dough. It ought to be gentle and barely sticky, not stiff. Add further flour provided that the dough is tremendous sticky and clings to the edges, backside, or heart of the bowl.

The precise quantity of flour will differ based mostly on quite a lot of elements, however in my kitchen, I take advantage of proper round 7 3/4 cups of flour. I make use of the fluff-dip-sweep technique for measuring.

Cowl and let the dough rise till doubled.

Dough rising in white Bosch mixer.

Find out how to Get Sq. Formed Rolls

Flip the dough out onto a flippantly greased or very flippantly floured counter and press or roll right into a rectangle about 1/2- to three/4-inch thick.

Use a pizza wheel to chop the dough into 24 squares. It doesn’t need to be precise! These rolls are supposed to be a bit rustic.

If you find yourself with some larger squares (ahem, like my row on the far left), you may trim a strip from the bigger rolls and press onto the facet of the smaller rolls to even them out.

Or simply go away them as they’re. I promise they’ll get devoured both approach.

Rectangle of dough cut into 24 pieces.

I place the rolls 12 to a pan, spaced about an inch aside.

Allow them to rise till very puffy and doubled in top. It’s essential to allow them to rise totally on this step for optimum fluffiness! (The rolls pictured under haven’t risen but.)

12 unbaked square rolls on baking sheet.

Texas Roadhouse Impact

Bake the rolls till flippantly golden on high and backside.

Instantly out of the oven, brush the tops with a wholesome quantity of melted butter. Don’t skip – or skimp – this step!

With the buttered tops, the fluffy, flippantly candy rolls are unimaginable!

As a result of the Texas Roadhouse rolls are made from-scratch and contemporary at every restaurant, they’re exhausting to beat when it comes to do-it-yourself deliciousness, however this copycat recipe has performed it.

Baked and buttered square roll on sheet pan.

My Aunt Marilyn and I’ve been sharing ideas forwards and backwards to get these rolls good: gentle and lightweight whereas nonetheless holding on to simply the correct amount of fluffy heft.

They’re excellent!

It’s actually satisfying realizing I can have this ultra-popular, ultra-delicious recipe any time I would like with out ever leaving my home. #dreamcometrue

These copycat Texas Roadhouse rolls are great served alongside any variety of meals. And so they make tasty little sandwiches, too. I can’t wait so that you can make them!

Fluffy roll split in pieces on white plate.

Don’t Neglect the Cinnamon Honey Butter

These rolls are scrumptious irrespective of the way you eat them, however they’re DIVINE with a swirl of cinnamon honey butter.

I’m going to put up a recipe for the cinnamon honey butter in a couple of days simply so it might have a placeholder of its personal, however in the event you can’t wait that lengthy, right here it’s.

Combine all of those elements collectively till creamy and clean:

  • 1/2 cup butter (I take advantage of salted)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon floor cinnamon
  • splash of vanilla (about 1/4 teaspoon)

There are plenty of knockoff recipes for cinnamon honey butter on-line that decision for powdered sugar, too, however I discovered it overpowered the honey taste in a approach I didn’t take pleasure in, so I stripped the honey butter down to simply the fundamentals, and the buttery, candy, cinnamon taste is so, so good.

Roll split in half with cinnamon butter on bottom half.

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Five square rolls in basket with blue and white towel.

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls

  • 6 tablespoons butter, reduce into tablespoon-size items
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 ½ cups 2% or entire milk, scalded (see notice)
  • 1 cup room temperature water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons on the spot or lively dry yeast
  • 2 massive eggs
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 7 ¾ to eight cups all-purpose or bread flour
  • Melted butter, for brushing
  • Add the butter and honey to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook. Pour within the scalded milk. Combine for a couple of seconds. Let the combination relaxation till the butter is usually melted.

  • Add the water. Let the combination cool till 105-110 levels F (on an instant-read thermometer).

  • Add the yeast and blend to mix. Let the combination sit for 5-7 minutes till the yeast is effervescent and the highest of the liquid seems to be foamy.

  • Add the eggs, salt and 2-3 cups of the flour. With the mixer on medium-low velocity, proceed including flour till the dough pulls away from the edges of the bowl. Do not over flour the dough. It ought to be gentle and barely sticky, not stiff.

  • Knead on medium velocity for 4-5 minutes, including further flour provided that the dough clings to the edges of the bowl and is de facto sticky.

  • Cowl and let rise till doubled in measurement.

  • Scrape the dough onto a flippantly greased or very flippantly floured counter and roll or pat right into a thick rectangle, about 15X10-inches in measurement and 1/2- to three/4-inch thick.

  • Reduce the dough into 24 sq. or rectangle shapes. The rolls are supposed to be a bit rustic, so don’t fret if they are not all the very same measurement or form.

  • Line two rimmed, half sheet pans with parchment paper and flippantly grease with cooking spray. Place the rolls 1/2-inch aside on the baking sheets (I place them in 4 rows of three every).

  • Cowl and let rise till noticeably puffy or doubled in top, 60-90 minutes, relying on the heat of your kitchen.

  • Preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Bake the rolls for 18-22 minutes till flippantly golden on high and backside.

  • Instantly out of the oven, brush the highest of the rolls with melted butter.

Scalded Milk: scalding milk means to warmth the milk just under a boil till small bubbles type across the edge and the milk is steaming. This helps break down the proteins of the milk creating mild and fluffy breads/rolls. 
Temperature: it’s essential so as to add the yeast to the milk/water/butter/honey combination when it’s at simply the precise temperature. An instant-read thermometer is de facto invaluable right here. In the event you don’t have one, dip your finger within the combination – it ought to really feel like pleasantly heat (however not sizzling) tub water. 

Serving: 1 roll, Energy: 210kcal, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 5g, Fats: 4g, Saturated Fats: 2g, Ldl cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 327mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 7g

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Recipe Supply: from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe (with a number of experimenting and concepts from my Aunt Marilyn)

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