Apple Rum Buns
1 cup water
½ cup butter
1 package yeast
½ cup warm water
1 cup strained apple sauce
½ cup sugar
1 tablespoon salt
5 cups flour
heat water and butter until butter is melted. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast
in the ½ cup warm water. Combine remaining ingredients and mix well.
Knead dough until smooth and elastic. Place in covered bowl
and let rise.
into buns and bake at 400° for 15 to 20 minutes.
For sauce, mix 3 tablespoons rum with powdered sugar to make
a glaze or 2 tablespoons water and 1 tablespoon rum extract as a substitute for