Hawaiian Rolls

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Preparation info

  • One

    9 inch by 13 inch baking pan
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Baking With Licker: Home Baking With Asian Accents

Baking With Licker

By Jason Licker

Published 2020

  • About

Yes, King’s Hawaiian Rolls actually did come from Hawaii. These famous buns became an empire via a small bakery on the Big Island in the 1950’s, opened by the Hawaiian-born son of Japanese immigrants. You can find them in pretty much any US supermarket these days, rollin’ in the roll money. They say that their key ingredient is the “aloha spirit” or whatever, but the truth is that a bunch of sugary butter does most of the work. And there isn’t much work to do, because these soft, buttery-sw