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Ingredients

  • 12 cup milk
  • 12 cup butter, softened
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 12 cup warm water, 105-115 degrees
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3 12-4 cups flour, as needed
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

Method

  • In a saucepan, heat milk til bubbles form around the edges of the pan.
  • Do not bring to a boil.
  • Combine butter, sugar and salt in medium-sized bowl.
  • Add hot milk and stir well.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • (95-100 degrees.
  • ).
  • In small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • Let stand til foamy, about 5-10 minutes.
  • Beat yeast mixture and egg mixture into milk mixture in large bowl at low speed.
  • Beat in 2 cups flour at low speed until smooth.
  • Continue beating until thick.
  • Mix in enough remaining flour til dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  • On a floured surface, knead dough very gently until smooth and elastic, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Place in a large greased bowl and turn to coat.
  • Cover loosely with damp cloth.
  • Let rise in warm place til doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch down dough.
  • On a floured surface, divide dough in half.
  • Cover with a damp towel and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Grease 2 baking sheets.
  • Using a floured rolling pin, roll one half of dough into a 12" circle, and cut circle into 6 wedges like a pizza.
  • Starting at wide end, roll up each wedge.
  • Place point-sides down onto baking sheets.
  • Curve ends to form crescents.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Cover loosely with a damp towel and let rise til almost doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Brush crescents with glaze.
  • Bake in 400 degree oven til golden, about 15 minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Serve warm, though.