These hoagie rolls are even better than most you will find in sub shops. Use what ever mix of fresh herbs and cheese you like best to give your rolls a crisp, delicious crust.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Garlic, Herb, and Cheese Hoagie Rolls
Yield: 8 hoagie rolls
1 T. yeast
1 ½ c. hot water
5 c. bread flour
2 t. salt
2 T. sugar
3 T. soft butter
1 Egg white
Garlic, herb spread ingredients:
2 T. Butter melted
1 t. minced garlic
1 t. salt
1 egg yolk
3 T. water
1 t. chives
1/2 t. parsley flakes
1/2 t. basil
1/2 t. garlic powder
1/2 t. onion powder
finely shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
-Dissolve yeast in hot water.
-Let stand 5 minutes until frothy.
-Add butter, eggwhite, sugar and salt.
-Add half the flour being sure all is mixed well
-knead in the remaining flour, 1 cup at a time
-Knead 8-10 min.
-Rise in greased, covered bowl 1 - 1/2 hours until doubled.
-Punch down and rest 10 min.
-Shape 6-8 hoagie rolls, and place on greased sheet
-slash the top of each roll with a sharp blade.
-Rise 1 hour or until doubled in size
-Brush tops with Garlic herb spread with a brush (directions below)
-Sprinkle cheese lightly over spread and slightly pat to be sure it gets into spread.
-bake 15-20 minutes.
Garlic herb spread:
-melt butter with minced garlic and salt.
-add chives, parsley, basil, garlic and onion powders and mix well.
-add egg yolk
-thin mixture down with water
-if mixture is too thick to spread, add a Teaspoon more water or extra butter.
-With a soft basting brush, brush mixture on the entire surface showing.