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Lambert's Yeast Rolls (clone)

Lambert’s is “Home of the Throwed Rolls.” While strict grammarians may take issue with their saying, they will no doubt love their rolls. Save yourself the trip and make these Lambert’s Throwed Rolls (clone) at home.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
1 hr 45 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rolls
Servings: 12
Calories: 193kcal
Author: Lynda Self


  • Mixer
  • muffin pan


  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup sugar divided
  • 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet yeast
  • 1 egg


  • Warm the milk in the microwave at HIGH for 40 seconds.
  • Stir the yeast and 1 tablespoon of sugar into the warm milk and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • Place the flour, remaining sugar, and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer. Add the yeast mixture, butter, and egg and mix at LOW speed until combined. Increase the speed and knead for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove the dough from the mixer bowl. Drizzle a small amount of oil into the mixer bowl or lightly spray the bowl with non-stick spray. Put the dough back into the bowl and lightly oil the top of the dough. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm environment for 1 hour.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and form into 24 balls. Place 2 balls into a muffin pan cup. Repeat with remaining dough. Allow rolls to rise for 30 – 45 minutes.
  • Bake in oven preheated to 350 degrees for 15 minutes.



Serving: 1roll | Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2mg