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Country Air Buns

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 cups warm water
  • 2-1/2 tbsp yeast
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil or lard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 10 cups flour

Instructions

  • Combine first 3 ingredients together and let proof 2 minutes or till bubbly
  • Add oil (or lard), salt, vinegar and sugar, mix till combined.
  • Add 5-6 cups flour and turn stand mixer on low. Once combined slowly add remaining flour till dough just starts to come away from the side of the mixing bowl. Then stop adding flour.
  • Turn mixer to medium or #2 setting and let knead for 5 minutes
  • Place dough into a greased bowl and let rise 1-1.5 hours or until double in size
  • Form loaves and let rise until double in size
  • Bake at 400 F for 35 minutes