Mama Shirley Bread and Rolls
All homemade food takes us back, but there is something about warm breads and rolls that say home cooking like no other. These comfort foods can be great when served as a side with dinner, as part of a hearty sandwich or on their own as a breakfast or dessert item.
Moms Who Think has a variety of versatile bread and roll recipes that can be suitable for any occasion.
Our Refrigerator Bran Rolls can make a healthy breakfast or side dish. Our Chili Cheese Cornbread, Cheese Rolls or Fresh Cornbread could work on their own as tasty snacks. Our Casserole Bread, Farmhouse Rye Bread, Grandpa Phillip’s Rolls and Refrigerator Rolls can elevate any sandwich. And don’t even get me started on the Cheese Bread!
Bread is a filling staple that can work well with any meal. It is versatile enough to go with any dish and can be combined with other ingredients to give it a unique flavor.
There’s nothing like bringing warm bread to your family’s table to make a hearty meal. And when you see the looks in their eyes, you can thank Mama Shirley!
Honey Oatmeal Bread RecipeUpdated:
Mama’s Honey Oatmeal Bread of Contentment Nothing beats homemade bread for instant comfort. The smell of Mama Shirley’s Honey Oatmeal Bread was one of the most wonderful scents to come from the kitchen. This is the kind of recipe that as it bakes, makes us think of people, places, and moments in time when everything […]Read more »
Blueberry Bread RecipePublished:
Snowy Day Stormy Night Blueberry Bread Mama Shirley had a knack for putting a few simple ingredients together that would bring everyone into the kitchen in no time. While this recipe wasn’t exactly a dessert, it was a treat that appeared like microwave popcorn does now. It was for tv-watching when the Wizard of Oz […]Read more »
Walnut Bread RecipePublished:
Divine with Cheese Walnut Bread Walnut bread isn’t hugely popular among bread recipes, but it is something we grew up with. Walnuts were plentiful, and they were used to make wonderful recipes besides dessert. Walnut bread is fantastic with cheese slices as a hearty snack. It isn’t sweet so it can be a “tide-them-over-until-dinner” bread. Not only […]Read more »
Fresh Corn Bread RecipeUpdated:
Fresh Corn Bread Ingredients: ½ cup sifted flour1 teaspoon baking powder¼ teaspoon soda¾ teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons butter1 ½ cups grated fresh corn ( 3 or 4 ears)1 egg½ cup buttermilk Directions: 1. Sift dry ingredients, cut in butter, add corn and mix well. 2. Beat egg lightly and add to milk. Add to flour […]Read more »
Corn Crisps RecipeUpdated:
Corn Crisps Ingredients: 1 cup corn meal1 Tablespoon butter½ teaspoon salt7/8 cup boiling water Makes about 2 dozen Directions: 1. Combine all ingredients. Make balls using 1 Tablespoon mixture for each. 2. Place on well greased baking sheet. With moistened fingers, pat into 3 inch rounds. 4. Bake at 400 degrees F, about 30 […]Read more »
Buttermilk Biscuits RecipeUpdated:
Buttermilk Biscuits This biscuit recipe is from the deep south, where half of our family is from. It’s been handed down from generation to generation because they are the real, melt-in-your mouth, fluffy biscuits of yesteryear. Ingredients: 2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt6 Tablespoons butter, cubed3/4 cup buttermilk Makes 9 […]Read more »
Cheese Rolls RecipeUpdated:
Cheese Rolls Ingredients: 8 dinner rolls½ cup butter¼ lb. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauceDash cayenne1 egg white, stiffly beaten Makes 2 – 4 servings Directions: 1. Cut rolls in half. Cream butter; add cheese and seasonings. 2. Add egg white. Arrange roll halves on baking sheet. 3. Spread a heaping Tablespoonful of cheese […]Read more »
Refrigerator Bran Rolls RecipeUpdated:
Refrigerator Bran Rolls Ingredients: ½ cup shortening6 Tablespoons granulated sugar1 teaspoon salt½ cup boiling water½ cup bran1 package dry or compressed yeast½ cup lukewarm water1 egg, beatenAbout 3 – 3 ¼ cups sifted all purpose flour Makes about 2 dozen Directions: 1. Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl. Stir in bran; cool to lukewarm. […]Read more »
Chili Cheese Cornbread RecipeUpdated:
Chili Cheese Cornbread Ingredients: ½ lb. chorizo sausage2 cups flour1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal1/3 cup sugar2 Tablespoons baking powder1 ½ teaspoons salt2 large eggs1 cup milk½ cup vegetable oil½ cup sour cream6 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded ( 2 ¼ cups)1 (4 oz) can mild green chilies, drained and chopped Makes 9 3-inch squares Directions: 1. […]Read more »
Farmhouse Rye Bread RecipeUpdated:
Farmhouse Rye Bread Ingredients: For Dough: 1 cup scalded milk2 Tablespoons sugar1 ¼ teaspoon salt2 Tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature3 ¾ cups all purpose flour1 ¾ cups rye flour¼ cup cocoa For Yeast Sponge: 2 (¼ oz.) packages dry yeast½ cup water warmed to 115°F1 teaspoon sugar Makes 2 loaves Directions: 1. To make […]Read more »
Casserole Bread RecipeUpdated:
Casserole Bread Ingredients: 1 (¼ oz.) packet dry yeast¼ cup water, warmed to 115°F1 cup large curd cottage cheese, heated to lukewarm2 Tablespoons sugar1 Tablespoon onion flakes1 Tablespoon butter, softened to room temperature2 teaspoons dill seed½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon baking soda1 large egg2 to 2 ½ cups flourSoftened butter, for brushingCoarse sea salt, for sprinkling […]Read more »
Mama Shirleys Bread and Roll RecipesUpdated:
Mama Shirley’s Bread and Roll Recipes Bread with dinner is a tradition in many households. Mama Shirley was an excellent bread maker, with breads for every meal. Buttermilk biscuits were used for both breakfast and dinner, while sweet breads like the Snowy Day Blueberry bread were treats after being out in the cold shoveling snow […]Read more »
Cheese Bread RecipeUpdated:
Cheese Bread Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup milk2 eggs½ cup butter softened to room temperature1 ½ teaspoons salt¼ cup sugar6 oz. extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)4 cups flour4 oz. extra sharp cheddar cheese, cut into ½ inch dice (1 ½ cups or a bit more)Melted butter for brushing For yeast sponge: 1 (¼ […]Read more »
Grandma Phillips Rolls RecipeUpdated:
Grandma Phillips’ Rolls Ingredients: For yeast sponge: 2 (¼ oz) packages quick rising yeast1 ½ cups water, warmed to 115°F1 Tablespoon sugar For dough: 5 cups flour3 Tablespoons sugar1 ½ teaspoons salt2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves (optional)½ cup solid shorteningMilk, for brushing Makes 2 dozen rolls, or 1 dozen rolls and 1 loaf […]Read more »
Refrigerator Rolls RecipeUpdated:
Refrigerator Rolls Ingredients: For Yeast Sponge: 1 (¼ oz) Package dry yeast¼ cup water warmed to 115°F1 teaspoon sugar For Dough: ½ cup butter, cut into 8 pieces1 cup boiling water1 ½ teaspoons salt¼ cup sugar2 eggs, beaten4 cups flour Melted butter, for brushing Makes 2 dozen small or 1 dozen large rolls Directions: 1. […]Read more »