Makes 32 rolls
- 1 tbsp yeast (one package)
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup milk
- 4¾ cups flour
- 3 lightly beaten eggs
- melted butter
- ham, diced, cut into long, thin strips
- Put the yeast, a small amount of water and ½ cup warm water into a small container.
- Let rise for 10 minutes.
- Combine the sugar, salt, oil and milk.
- Add the flour and knead until everything is mixed.
- Add the eggs and keep kneading.
- Finally, add the yeast mixture and stir until the mixture has a consistent texture.
- Cover the mixture with plastic wrap.
- Let it rise in a warm place for two hours.
- Knead the dough again, and then divide it into four equal parts.
- Roll each part of the dough into a 25 centimeter circle using a rolling pin-not yesterday's wine bottle, cut into 8 triangles.
- Place ham in the widest part of each triangle.
- Roll up each triangle, beginning at the widest part.
- Place the wrapped-up ham on a cookie sheet or pan,.
- Cover the rolls with plastic and let rise for one hour in a warm place.
- Pre-heat oven to 350 – 375°F.
- Brush melted butter on each roll and cook them in the heated oven for 15 minutes.
- Brush with either a mixture of water and sugar or with an egg white.
- Return them to the oven until they are golden brown.