5 cups flour
3/4 cups water
3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
5 tsp. active dry yeast
1/2 cup butter (one stick)
Place the flour in a bowl and set to one side.
Heat the milk, water, sugar and salt in a saucepan
until warm (not hot). Add the eggs and yeast. Pour
on top of the flour, cover and let sit for about 20-30
Melt 1/2 cup butter and pour into the bowl. Stir
well, and add more flour if sticky. Knead lightly.
Cover and let rise 20-30 minutes.
Shape the dough and let rise again 20-30 minutes.
Pinch off pieces of dough about the size of a small
egg; place two such pieces in each of the compartments
in a muffin tin. Allow to rise one last time.
Bake in a 400 degree (F) oven for 15 minutes. Add
butter to the tops of each bun.