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Mama's Buttermilk Rolls

Mama's Buttermilk Rolls

The best and easiest homemade roll recipe.  Mama always knows best!

Author Sunup to Sundown


  • 1 pkg yeast (2 1/4 tsp of yeast)
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 2 cups buttermilk*
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 6 cups flour (We used half regular and half wheat flour)


  1. Add all ingredients in order given. 

  2. Blend until incorporated.

  3. Set in refrigerator and allow to rise. 

  4. Roll out dough on a generously floured board to a 1/2 inch in thickness.

  5. Cut with the biscuit cutter or your choice. 

  6. Bake for 20 minutes at 375. 

    Mama's Buttermilk Rolls

Recipe Notes

We prepared a half version of this recipe.  It yielded about 12 medium-large sized rolls.  A full recipe will make between 24-32 medium-large sized rolls.

*To make homemade buttermilk add 1 teaspoon of vinegar or lemon juice to one cup of milk.  Let sit for a few minutes.