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Sweet Rolls
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Sweet Rolls

3 3/4 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 c. unbleached flour
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil or applesauce
  • 1 tbsp. instant yeast
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. Date Sugar (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy milk powder (optional)
  • 3-4 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1/2 c. date sugar
  • 1/2 c. raisins
  • 1/2 c. walnuts
  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl and mix until it forms a dough.
  2. Knead the dough for 10 minutes at speed 2 using a mixer or 15 minutes if kneading by hand.
  3. Let the dough rest for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, line the pan with the last 5 ingredients in that order
  5. Divide the dough into two. Using the rolling pin, roll out each dough 1/8-1/4 inch thick.
  6. Brush each dough with 2 T oil.
  7. Sprinkle 1/2 c date sugar, 1/2 c raisins, and 1/2 c walnuts on it.
  8. Roll the filled dough into a log.
  9. Cut into 1 inch slices and place on a pan, cut side down.
  10. Let the sweet rolls rise until double in volume (about 45 minutes).
  11. Bake for 30 min at 350 degrees F.
  12. Cool then invert into a clean pan.
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup or honey