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Homemade Make Ahead & Freeze Whole Wheat Rolls

Homemade Make Ahead & Freeze Whole Wheat Rolls are perfect for a healthy dinner! This recipe makes two loaves or 12-16 rolls. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade rolls
Servings: 12 rolls
Calories: 366kcal
Author: Karrie

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of luke warm water
  • 2 Tbsp yeast – saf instant yeast - my favorite because professional bakers use it!
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 7 cups whole wheat flour
  • 8 teaspoons vital wheat gluten
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Instructions

  • Add water, oil, yeast, eggs, honey to your mixer with whisk attachment. Mix them together until a batter. Add in half of the flour, mix well until all incorporated.
  • Add salt, gluten. Mix well. Switch to dough hook. Add all the remaining flour at once. Slowly knead until it’s all incorporated.
  • If it's stuck at the very bottom only a little bit – add enough flour until the perfect consistency. Feels like playdough. Knead for a few minutes with the hook 2-3 minutes.
  • Form it into rolls or two loaf pans. Let rise until doubled in size. Or you can go ahead and freeze them.
  • Bake at 350 degrees. Loaf of bread 30 minutes – rolls it’s 20-25 minutes or until they look done. Brush with butter after they're out of the oven.
  • If they are frozen: Then take out and thaw on cookie sheet when ready to bake. Let it rise until double in size.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Roll | Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2.8mg