Schlotzsky's-style Sandwich Rolls

  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 package RapidRise dry yeast
  • 6 ounces very warm milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda softened in
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

In large mixing bowl combine warm water, sugar and yeast. Let stand about 5 minutes till very bubbly. With wire whisk add the rest with only 1 cup of the flour, beating to smooth dough. Beat in rest of flour until batter is thick and sticky but smooth, all flour being dissolved.

Divide dough between 5 ovenproof, Pam-sprayed, cornmeal dusted (let excess shake out) soup bowls (each 5 inches in diameter). Cover each one in a square of Saran wrap sprayed in a bit of Pam and that side down. Let rise almost an hour or till above rim of bowls or cans. Discard Saran pieces.

Bake on center rack of 375º F oven about 20 minutes or till golden brown. Let cool in containers on rack, spraying tops each in a bit of Pam while they cool to keep crusts soft.

To use for sandwiches - slice in half horizontally and grill on lightly buttered hot griddle as you would for grilled cheese sandwich or broiler toast till golden. Then fill with lettuce and assorted lunchmeats and cheese or sandwich fillings.

Serves: 5

Source: Gloria Pitzer's Secret Recipes Newsletter

About Schlotzsky's®

Sandwich Rolls

In 1971, Don and Dolores Dissman opened a small shop on South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas, home to a single, one-of-a-kind sandwich &mdash– The Original® made on Muffuletta bread. One delectable sandwich composed of a unique combination of premium meats, cheeses, and marinated black olives.

40 years later and from humble origins, the chain grew to 759 stores in 2001 with over $400 million in sales. Today, Schlotzsky's is an international franchise restaurant chain with locations in 35 states and six foreign countries. The Original® sandwich is still the mainstay of Schlotzsky's, but today you can also enjoy fresh baked bread, delicious hot sandwiches and panini, specialty pizzas, toasted wraps, freshly tossed salads, gourmet soups, and more!

For more information, check out www.schlotzskys.com It has a variety of information including nutrition, their history, what's new and some great franchise opportunities.

Source: schlotzskys.com &wikipedia.com


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