3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons yeast
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In small pan heat milk,salt, sugar, and shortening, to 115 degrees, just about when shortening starts to melt.
Add 1/12 cups flour, and yeast to warmed milk mixture. Blend for 1 minute till well blended. Add remaining flour blend it for 3 minutes till well blended.
Add egg , shape into a ball.
Dough raises in 2 hours. It will be doubled. Punch down, turn out on floured surface.
Shape dough into small 2 inch balls. Spray cup cake tins with non stick spray before placing dough balls.
Place plastic wrap with non stick before covering dough balls. Let them rise for 45 minutes till dough doubles.