Pain Au Lait Breakfast Rolls on a Cooling Rack
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Pain Au Lait Breakfast Rolls

Course Breakfast
Keyword Breakfast rolls, Rolls
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cups butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 1 cup lukewarm milk
  • 2 eggs + 1 egg for greasing


  • Pour milk into a saucepan and add butter. Cook on low heat until the butter melts. Set aside and cool it down (it should be lukewarm, but not hot).
  • Mix the flour with yeast, sugar and salt. Slowly pour milk with butter, and begin to knead the dough with a mixer. Add the eggs and continue kneading the dough. After 5 minutes, it will have the form of a ball.
  • Leave the dough in a bowl and cover it with a cloth. Leave in a warm place for an hour.
  • After doubling the volume, divide the dough into 8 portions. Flatten each ball and form the rolls.
  • Place the rolls on the baking tray lined with parchment paper. Cover them with a cloth and leave for 45 minutes. During this time, it should double in volume.
  • Cut the three lines on each roll with a sharp knife. Mix the beaten egg with a teaspoon of milk and grease the top of the rolls. Bake at 360 F for 15 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on the rack before serving.