Dough Balls

homemade dough balls
Children love dough balls.

You can dip them in garlic butter or Nutella, serve them with cubes of cheese or munch them on their own, warm from the oven.

These dough balls can be made very quickly when you're short of a snack or needing an accompaniment to a meal.


Dough Balls

200g plain flour
2g instant dried yeast
4g salt
126g hand-hot water

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Combine the ingredients in a bowl to create a sticky dough.

homemade dough

Leave the dough to rise until it has doubled in size.

Knead the dough on a floured surface then use a sharp, un-serrated knife to chop the dough into 16 pieces.

Shape each piece separately by kneading it lightly then tucking the ‘corners’ into the middle, forming a round ball shape.

how to knead dough balls

The ‘tucked in’ part of the dough will be at the bottom of the ball, giving you a nice smooth shape on top.

Place the dough balls onto a greased baking tray and leave them to rest for a few minutes before baking.

homemade dough balls

Don’t worry about extra rising time for this recipe. Dough balls can be baked almost immediately as they do not need to grow much.

Bake at 240oC for 6 minutes.

Eat while warm and soft.

homemade dough balls

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18 comments:

  1. They are now a firm favourite here :) Had them with garlic butter and yesterday and did a few by kneading in a little bit of leftover grated cheese (the last of the Christmas cheeseboard). Delicious.

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  2. Roughly how many dough balls does this make?

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    1. 16 small doughballs, but you could use this dough for bigger doughballs or rolls, so long as you lengthen the cooking time accordingly.

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  3. how do i just make dough because i can not find it on ny website and this is the closeest to it.

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  4. I can't find instant dried yeast, do I use just instant or dried?

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    1. The short answer is Yes! Either will do. For a fuller answer - more help about different types of yeast and how to use them - look at this:
      http://www.homemadeloaves.co.uk/2012/08/yeast-different-types-and-how-to-use.html

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  5. Tried this recipe on a whim, absolutely love it! definitely using this in the future and would recommend it to anyone and everyone. Thank you very much!

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    1. Brilliant! Thanks for your comment, it made my day :)

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  6. We have made them but we shall try them later!!!'!!!!!

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  7. Big hit in our house thanku for receipe

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  8. Is it 126 grams of water all 126 millilitres of water?

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  9. For water, 1g = 1ml. Millilitres and grams are interchangeable.

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  10. 4grams of salt is far too much.

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    1. Feel free to adjust to your personal taste

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