1 cake dry yeast or 1 cake compressed yeast.
1 egg, well beaten
2 tsp salt
6 tbsp sugar
2 cps lukewarm water
3 tbsp melted shortening
6 1/2 cps flour
1 - Soften yeast in lukewarm water.
2 - If dry yeast is used combine the sugar, yeast, and water and allow to stand in a warm place 1 1/2 hours.
3 - If compressed yeast is used allow to stand in lukewarm water 5 minutes.
4 - Add salt, egg, sugar, if sugar has not already been added, and shortening.
5 - Mix well.
6 - Add flour, a little at a time, beating thoroughly.
7 - Knead on lightly floured board until smooth and elastic.
8 - Cover with a warm, damp cloth and allow to double in bulk.
9 - Work down, again, cover and allow to double in bulk.
10 - Form into rolls.
11 - Place on well oiled baking sheet.
12 - Cover and let rise until treble in bulk.
13 - Bake in hot oven (450 degrees F.) 12-15 minutes.