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Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

These Hawaiian sweet rolls are amazing!  I’ve actually dreamt of the flavor of these many times since I made them.  There are not many recipes I can say I actually dream about, but this is one of them.

Hawaiian Sweet Roll Recipe
Hawaiian Sweet Roll Recipe


3-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup potato flakes
1/3 cup sugar
2-1/4 teaspoons yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons dry minced onion
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup pineapple juice
1/3 cup milk
4 tablespoons butter
1 egg, beaten
2 teaspoons coconut extract


-Add the first 9 ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
-Sift together to blend thoroughly and make a well in the center.

-In a small sauce pan (or microwave) heat until butter melts and liquids are warm (not hot).

-Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture.
-Stir well to combine.
-Add the coconut extract and beaten egg to the mixture and, using your hands, mix and knead the dough (on a floured surface) until completely blended and the dough is soft and smooth.
-Place your dough into a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
-Place in a warm, draft-free place (I use my preheated warmed oven at 220 degrees and turned off) until doubled. About on hour.
-After an hour’s time, remove the dough and punch down to deflate.
-Allow the dough to rest about 10 minutes.
-Grease a 13×9 inch baking pan.
-Divide the dough into 12-15 balls and place next to each other in the baking pan.
-Cover again with plastic wrap and allow to rise in that warm place for an additional one hour.
-Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
-Bake your rolls for approximately 35 minutes or until golden and the amazing aroma is wafting through your house.   SO GOOD!
-Brush with melted butter (optional, but why not?) and serve!

Hawaiian Sweet Roll Recipe

Your family and friends will certainly be all lined up to get one.  Just you wait!

Until we eat again,

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Monday 7th of November 2011

Interesting ingredients... they sound really good! I joined the SRC last month but missed my cutoff date. I better go look to see what's up for this month! Thanks for visiting my blog. Going to take a trip through yours now. *Love* your artistry and your Etsy shop!


Friday 4th of November 2011

Gosh you've done these so well I dont know what to say! Glad to have met you through SRC. Keep in touch.


Friday 4th of November 2011

Hawaiian sweet rolls are my absolute favorite. Pinned this so I can make this. Thanks! Welcome to the SRC!


Friday 4th of November 2011

I'm from Croup C but I'm an honorary Group D this time around. Welcome to SRC! I love Hawaiian sweet rolls, they are so addicting.

Kelly | Eat Yourself Skinny

Thursday 3rd of November 2011

Wow these rolls look absolutely delicious, what a great choice for SRC! Love your blog, so glad to be a new follower! xoxo