Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls

Makes 20 rolls Prep Time 5 minutes   Cook Time 43 minutes   Rated:

When it comes to using fresh yeast versus dry yeast I will choose fresh every time. I know it is not that easy to source, but if you ever can find it, it is totally worth giving it a go. The end results are fluffier, more fragrant and magical than the dry yeast counterparts. I used to try and use fresh yeast pre Thermomix days and had quite a few fails. Since Thermomix, never a fail. So go and find some fresh yeast and give it a go. These rolls are the perfect place to begin!

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Prepare the sweet potato and place into the Varoma dish. Add steaming water to Thermomix bowl and set Varoma into position.


Steam sweet potatoes 25 min/Varoma/speed 3.


Drain Thermomix bowl and set potatoes aside to cool completely before proceeding.


Place yeast, remaining water and coconut sugar into the Thermomix bowl and warm 2 min/37°C/speed 1.


Add cooked sweet potatoes, butter and eggs and blend 10 sec/speed 5.


Add salt and flour and mix 6 sec/speed 6.


Knead 3 min/Interval Remove from bowl and bring together by hand on a floured bread mat.


Wrap and prove until doubled.


Divide dough into rolls and place onto a baking tray, not touching.


Cover and allow to rise again until rolls are just touching while you preheat the oven to 180°C.


Bake 18 minutes until golden and then brush with melted butter immediately on removing from the oven.


With lots more butter of course!

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